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Getting Support: The Challenges Caregivers Face and How to Overcome Them

by: Kathi Koll on

The sixth in our nine-part guide for new caregivers. When people becomes parents for the first time, they encounter a new world with demands and stresses and joys that they never anticipated. Becoming a caregiver is a bit the same way. There may be a stronger closeness and love that develops, but there will also be stresses that are unexpected and require new skills to handle. Just like new parents, who may want to provide the sole care for their children, caregivers often have a hard time enlisting others in the tasks required to care for loved ones. The reasons are varie more