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Care Partner versus Caregiver

Posted Oct 11th, 2019 in Caring for Others

Those who provide care may wish to consider themselves care partners, rather than caregivers.


In the age of advocacy for people living with dementia, those who provide care are invited to consider themselves care partners, rather than caregivers.

While this change in language reflects the nuanced nature of the care interaction, it can also contribute to feelings of guilt about the challenges of caring.

Dr. Didyk shares the inspirational story of Vera and Joe, and how the legacy of being a care partner can have a lasting effect on the community.

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