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Can't choose who mans your lifeboat.

BY catsmeow on June 24, 2013
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I have personal and professional experience with Alzheimer's disease. And lately I've spent time with a 90 year old friend who has had to adjust to his need for help post-stroke. Often, family members get thrown into caregiving roles for which they aren't suited, but in extreme situations they just have to man the oars and row. It can make everyone crazy, thrust into intimate connections they would otherwise never choose.

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