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Old January 18 2013, 02:28 AM   #59
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Re: The Caregivers' Thread

Peach Wookiee wrote: View Post
I wish my dad would see respite care as a good thing, not something he needs to do "at some point."
I don't know your situation, so I cannot judge by any means. If you can even convince him to go out to eat or over to a friend's for a meal... that is a start and will give him that respite time. Perhaps he would let a family member take over for that short a time.

My brother doesn't realize how much it means when he calls to invite me over for a steak on the grill or out to eat. I've told him, but it hasn't sunken in yet.
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