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9 Things To Consider Before Placing a Loved One in a Nursing Home

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Stressed caregiver and senior parent.
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Woman talking to her senior relative.
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Where do we start in our search for options?


Senior using a walker to get around his home.
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Benefits of aging at home


Seniors playing cards at a nursing home.
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Benefits of a moving to a nursing home


Stressed out man.
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Your own health: Are you close to burning out?


Stressed out middle age woman.
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A sole caregiver can only do so much


Middle age woman talking to her parent.
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Making peace with breaking the sacred promise


Stressed out man.
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Putting guilt in its place


Woman crying.
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Allow yourself to feel your grief


Caregiver and his senior father.
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The ultimate decision rests on safety


Happy senior in a nursing home.
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The takeaway


The Candid Caregiver

The Candid Caregiver

The Candid Caregiver (TCC) is a safe place for all caregivers, of any condition area or caregiving level, to go for candid yet professional guidance. Questions will be answered, tough topics will be discussed, and the caregivers will ultimately have a place where they, themselves, feel cared for. No topics are off the table. Ask your questions and share your stories on social media using the hashtag #TheCandidCaregiver.

TCC's lead caregiver and author is Carol Bradley Bursack, a veteran family caregiver with more than two decades of experience.