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I am my mothers caregiver, can I live there with her?

Status: Open    May 10, 2015 - 10:57 AM

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May 18, 2015 - 08:25 AM

Living with a parent as a caregiver is a big step but having a plan in place is a good idea. I often equate living with a parent as a caregiver to raising a child. You must be on most of the time, have a backup plan for caregiving if necessary, etc. There are many resources available for respite care, often locally through your Agency on Aging (which you can find here: . It is not for everyone to live under the same roof but I find those who make a plan ahead of time, pre-crisis or exhaustion, are the most successful.


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