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Sunday, November 07, 2010

Caregivers “Reach Out for Help” - The ALS Association

November is National Family Caregivers Month, and this year’s theme is “Reach out for help.” The ALS Association recognizes that every day caregivers work many long hours taking care of loved ones. Caregivers tirelessly support those they care about with essential tasks such as bathing, dressing, feeding and activities associated with general health. All too often, caregivers perform this without assistance and with no monetary reimbursement. This can take an enormous emotional and physical toll on these dedicated men, women and children. The ALS Association encourages caregivers to embrace this theme and “reach out for help.” Read more...

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