It’s Hard to Know How to ‘Celebrate’ National Family Caregivers Month

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“Happy National Family Caregivers Month,” I’ve been told multiple times in the past few weeks as I tried to find an advocate to help me help my parents.

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Sarah Stankorb is a contributor to GEN. Other works in The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Glamour, O, and The Atlantic. @sarahstankorb www.sarahstankorb.com

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Sarah Stankorb

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Sarah Stankorb is a contributor to GEN. Other works in The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Glamour, O, and The Atlantic. @sarahstankorb www.sarahstankorb.com

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