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What’s a Guy to Do? Four Suggestions for Better Caregiving
Posted By Chuck Ross On December 14, 2012 @ 6:00 am In Take Care | Comments Disabled
In my last post, I ranted a bit about the perceived invisibility of men in caregiving discussions. This time, I want to turn that camera around and take a look at how men can sometimes be their own worst enemies when taking on a caregiving  role. The urge many of us have to step in, analyze and act can make the experience much more difficult than it needs to be (believe me, I learned the hard way). Over time, I developed this four-point checklist to help myself get past the urge to make things better and to enjoy the time I had with my father as much as I possibly could.
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URLs in this post:
 caregiving: http://www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/
 it’s happened to me: http://midlifemidcape.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/on-our-own-again/
 caregiver support: http://www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/info-08-2012/important-resources-for-caregivers.html
 emotions: http://www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/info-11-2012/managing-caregiver-emotions.html
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