How Caregiver Stress Can Turn a Devoted Helper into a Patient

Just four days after President George H. W. Bush, 92, was hospitalized for pneumonia earlier this year, his wife, Barbara, entered the hospital for viral bronchitis.

It was no coincidence; in fact, it’s a common scenario. When an older adult falls ill, the health of the spouse or other caregiver is also at risk.

Read the Dallas Morning News story by Mary Jacobs here. 

 

 

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