Becoming a family caregiver can happen suddenly, without planning or preparation by either party. The need will vary depending on the individual and their health status, which will in turn affect the impact on their loved ones.
Here are a few tips to help as adjustments and even new plans are made when a loved one unexpectedly becomes a dependent or a roommate:
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