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Just selflessly giving of one’s self to care for another person is not necessarily sustainable or in the best interest of both parties. Professional caregivers should be trained in so that they possess the ideal skills for each client and family caregivers should also take care of themselves so they can continue to be available for their loved one.

While people express a desire to be “treated with dignity” or others plead to have dignity “maintained,” it’s not always clear what this means in practical terms. Dr. G. Allen Power, MD, shares insight and tips.

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