Spouses and Caregiving

The Elder Voice Newsletter September 2015 contains some very relevant information about caregiving spouses.  Below is an excerpt.

"As we came into the building, we saw them standing at the elevator. She turned to her husband and starting yelling,  "No, you press the up button! I explained that to you a million times." She slammed the button and turned away from him. Her shoulders began to shake, her hands went to her face, and she started to cry. Everything showed in that minute--grief, loss, abuse, burnout, and the pain of loving someone who is slipping away.

We often talk about caregivers as a group, but there are many different kinds of caregivers, in different situations. This month, Elder Voice focuses on spouses and caregiving. ... "

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