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Caregiver care.

@article{Collins2011CaregiverC,
  title={Caregiver care.},
  author={Lauren Collins and Kristine Swartz},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2011},
  volume={83 11},
  pages={
          1309-17
        }
}
In 2009, nearly 66 million Americans (three in 10 U.S. households) reported at least one person providing unpaid care as a family caregiver. More adults with chronic conditions and disabilities are living at home than ever before, and family caregivers have an even higher level of responsibility. Caring for loved ones is associated with several benefits, including personal fulfillment. However, caregiving is also associated with physical, psychological, and financial burdens. Primary care… 
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