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While many of us are aware of the caregiver crisis, most don’t understand how many it truly affects.

Historically, our definition of caregiver has been far too myopic. We’ve been trained to believe that caregivers are children taking care of their parents or parents taking care of children with disabilities. We fail to recognize the ways in which all of us – and there are more than 53 million in the United States alone, myself included – are caregivers. It’s not a stretch to say that caregiving impacts most of us in our lifetimes.

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