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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Isaac Vielma
18 years experience Family Medicine
It's a break...: Usually respite is a break for a family member (s) or caregiver providing hands on care or supervisory care. This may include someone to give the fami ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience Geriatrics
See below: Loved one prefers to stay on current location instead of moving to another location because of fear of losing independence while the primary caregiver ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Care giving: A long-distance caregiver helps from afar. They may help with finances, paying bills, getting emergency plans & documents in order, making arrange ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Get help: If you as a male do not have to go to work... Try your best. Go to the dr. With her or ontact her dr. Ofice and ask what type of help ( services) t ... Read More
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : There are many different things that may be required.Diagnosing and treating this condition requires examination in person with a primary care doctor
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out AARP page: The aarp has useful information regarding long distance caregiving. http://www.aarp.org/relationships/caregiving-resource-center/info-09-2010/pc_obst ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Overwhelmed: If experiencing feelings of anger or resentment towards the one needing care, feeling overwhelmed, having heightened anxiety or depressed mood, lackin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
If not trained: Care in a healthy family environment is most of the time desirable. The problem arises when the medical issues get complicated and the family does no ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Most certainly!: It's safe to say most folks would concede they do have a spiritual side. We each choose our own beliefs about our spiritual side, a side often forgot ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Resources: The national association of professional geriatric care managers http://www.Caremanager.Org/ may be able to help you find services in your town. Thi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple Ways: The addition of family assistance in the care of any loved one can add benefits. Many dementia patients for example are more comfortable with people ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Fatigue,...: ...Lack of sleep, and a silly grin on the caregiver's face much of the time...

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