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Long-distance caregiving

If you live an hour or more away from a person who needs care, you are a long-distance caregiver. This kind of care can take many forms — from helping with money management and arranging for in-home care to providing respite care for a primary caregiver and planning for emergencies.

Related topics: Advance care planning, Alzheimer’s caregiving, Caregiving, Long-term care

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