Siblings Whose Siblings are their Caregivers

BrookeUBrookeU Posts: 169Moderator Moderator
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If you live with paralysis and your sibling plays a caregiving role, what can your sibling do to help you best? What kind of feelings arise from your sibling being your caregiver? What do you wish your sibling knew?

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  • prc_Bethprc_Beth Posts: 14Moderator, Information Specialist Information Specialist
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    This is a great question. Thanks for bringing the topic up.

    Communication is one of the most important factors. Both sides have to communicate and listen to each other. I believe that siblings have to be aware of the sibling relationship they have when they act as caregivers. How was your relationship before you became a caregiver? Does that play into how you care for your sibling?


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