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Caring for a sick or elderly loved one

If you are faced with taking on the responsibility of caring for an aging or ill loved one, these resources can help.
Keep in mind:
  • Look into obtaining a power of attorney
  • Consider a conservatorship if your loved one can't grant you power of attorney
  • See what professional caregiving support is available
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