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Successful

 

caregiving

usually doesn’t happen naturally. Instead, it requires deliberate, assertive action. A wide range of obstacles -- emotional and practical, predictable and unpredictable -- can derail even the most well-intentioned caregiving efforts. How do you avoid these obstacles and meet the challenges of caregiving?

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Build a foundation for successful caregiving by following a few simple steps.

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Learning to cope with difficult emotions, maintain healthy relationships, assert your needs, and ask for help aren’t selfish or indulgent endeavors -- they’re all practical necessities that enable you to provide effective care. While you’re at it, use our tools to set goals, analyze tasks and concerns and come up with actionable solutions for your caregiving worries. Build confidence by researching and learning about the resources available to help and support you.

Content shown was developed in collaboration between AGIS and National Family Caregivers Association.

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