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Welcome to CareNotes. In this special section we will feature a reader's letter and provide an opportunity for an interactive exchange that will help find some answers and possible solutions to concerns. If you wish to respond to this letter, simple follow the link provided at the end of the letter and add your comments and thoughts to our CareNotes Board.
  

This Week's Carenote - 3/18/14

 

I found your caregiver.com site and am grateful to start seeing articles. I have the flip side of aging parent caregiving. I am the parent caregiving a 27-year-old daughter with TBI (traumatic brain injury).

I am 54. Her accident was 14 years ago, on the eve of her 13th birthday. I am starting to look at what will happen when I am gone. She is in a program during the day and is independent in many ways. However, she could never live on her own, drive a car or be in a sexual relationship. So, my goals are to make sure she has all she needs for when I am no longer around. I am also seeking professional help to assist in my emotional journey with these decisions.

All the best to you.

Maryland resident



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