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Caregiving For Loved Ones The 'New Normal' For Boomers

Posted: 04/ 9/2012 1:43 pm

Joan Lunden
Reporter and television personality Joan Lunden

CNN:

Money was no object when the time came for Joan Lunden to find a senior care facility for her 88-year-old mother.
For years, the former host of "Good Morning America" had been a long-distance caregiver to her mother and brother in California, providing them with emotional and financial support from New York. After her brother's death in 2006 from complications from type II diabetes, Lunden needed to find a new home for her mother, who was suffering from the onset of dementia.

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