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Help for Alzheimer's Caregivers

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Some of the most dedicated health care workers in America never asked for their positions. They certainly didn't ask for long hours, endless tasks and the sort of on-the-job stress that would make most people look for a different occupation. But they still report to work every day. When a spouse or a parent comes down with Alzheimer's disease, quitting isn't much of an option. … Back to Article

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