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Another Fork in the Road: Caregiver & Author, Kate Washington: Caregiver Burnout

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If you are a caregiver, you know how all-consuming that job can be. You're not only guiding your life, but also that of a loved one. Kate Washington, who is the caregiver for her seriously-ill spouse, tells all in her book, Already Toast: Caregiving and Burnout in America.

Every TBI survivor and caregiver has encountered a fork in the road that has diverted his or her life-plan. A car accident, a fall from the roof, doing one more chin-up, or a door literally slamming one in the face are just some causes of traumatic brain injury. College plans, walking down the aisle in the perfect dress, or the coveted job quickly slip from reality as dreams turn to struggle. These unexpected life-happenings that divert one from his or her chosen path in life can be devastating. But as Yogi Berra once said, "If you come to a fork in the road, take it." Life is all about choices! To learn more about me, please visit my blog and website.
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