Results of an Australian study on caregiving were released that indicated that the role of caregiver has negative effects on the health of the caregiver. “The detrimental aspects of providing care are a global concern because they affect the capacity of carers to maintain their role and level of support and often results in the separation of and institutionalization of the frail older person,” claims the article. Preventative measure to support caregivers could help to reduce the negative health effects of the job. To read more about this study, click HERE.

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