Amy O’Rourke, one of America’s top caregiving expert says that every family, yours included, needs to have open, frank discussions about changing roles. Family caregiving can be extremely difficult but it can also be a tremendous blessing if we learn how to communicate and collaborate. She lends her expertise and the “What’s Next!” panelists share their personal experiences.
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