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Handbook for Long-Distance Caregivers

Whether you live an hour away or across the country, this booklet offers a roadmap for those new to the challenges of caring from afar for ill or elderly loved ones. Included:

how to assess your care situation; develop a care team; hold a family meeting; access community organizations and private agencies; and balance work and caregiving. (updated 2014)

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A printed copy of the Handbook for Long-Distance Caregivers can be ordered by sending $5 (check or money order) to Attn: Publication Orders, Family Caregiver Alliance, 235 Montgomery Street, Suite 930, San Francisco, CA 94104.

By Bob Rosenblatt and Carol Van Steenberg, MSS