Helping Caregivers Care for Themselves
October 25, 2019
Cristol O’Loughlin grew up with three older brothers with the rare lysosomal storage disorder MPS II, or Hunter syndrome. The experience of seeing the demands on her mother led her to create Angel Aid Cares, an organization that seeks to support and connect caregivers, and help them learn to care for themselves while caring for others. We spoke to O’Loughlin about the challenges caregivers face, why they often neglect their own needs, and how her organization seeks to help them.
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