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Living - February 27, 2009

Journaling for caregivers

'Prompts' help people write their feelings - and keep their sanity

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

When B. Lynn Goodwin was caregiver for her mother for six years, she found it stressful - and lonely - as she coped with driving to medical appointments, stopping by the pharmacy, cooking, paying bills and helping with matters that had once been private. As a writer, she found that solace in putting her feelings down on paper.

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