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You are not alone
A carer is (sometimes referred to as a family carer or caregiver) someone who gives a substantial amount of unpaid care and support regularly to a relative, partner or friend. Some of the most common feelings families and caregivers experience are:
Rest assured that you are not alone if you have these feelings. Family members have to take on different responsibilities when a relative is diagnosed with dementia. Sons and daughters of a parent with dementia may become caregivers and husbands and wives of the person with dementia see their roles change. They often find themselves in the role of primary caregiver.
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