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VIDEO: Finding Gratitude And Positive Meaning In Family Caregiving

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF

More than 43 million Americans are currently estimated to be serving in caregiving roles, and that number —as well as the stresses that accompany it —are expected to rapidly increase each year. Though caregiving is undoubtedly difficult, Dr. Barry Jacobs and Dr. Julia Mayer say that with the right mindset—the role can not only be manageable, but deeply rewarding.

They spoke March 22 at the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center in Chicago.