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New Study Shows Caregiving May Lengthen Life
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Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
Much has been reported about the stress and burden of caregiving, but a new study suggests there may be a flip side to taking care of someone you love as they age — a decreased risk of death.

Results of the study were published in the current issue of Psychological Science. The study included 1,688 couples who lived on their own, not in assisted living or a nursing home. All of the study participants were over 70.

Read full article and findings here...


It's nice to hear a little positive spin on the role of caregiving, isn't it? It sort of reminds me of the movie The Notebook.
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