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Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk: Life after caregiving

As a caregiver, some people totally devote themselves to caring for another person who no longer functions as he once did. We may move, leave our jobs, give up our independence, and rarely see our family and friends. Our entire life may revolve around comforting and making our loved one feel loved.

When a loved one passes, often we grieve and then the process of finding our way back into the world begins anew.

How do we pick up the pieces and start to live again? Everyone does it differently and in his or her own time frame.

Suggestions:

Join a grief support group. Renew old friendships, find...

 

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