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November issue of Friday's Child

November is National Family Caregivers MonthContributed by Lauren Agoratus, Family Voices of New Jersey, NJ Family to Family Health Information Center If you are caring for a family member or know someone who is taking care of a child with special needs who needs lifelong care, "well-spouse", or eldercare, November is Family Caregivers Month! In his Presidential Proclamation, President Bush wrote, “One of our Nation's defining values is compassion, and we must do our best to see that every citizen is treated with dignity and respect. Family caregivers demonstrate this compassion, often at great sacrifice, to assist with everyday activities for family members who are elderly, chronically ill, or disabled. This dedication contributes to a culture of caring and responsibility across our country.” The National Family Caregivers Association has released Top 10 Ways to Celebrate National Family Caregivers Month. You might have some ways in addition to those listed bel…