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Charity urges care preparation

Thu, 19 Sep 2013


A charity is warning people that they must be prepared to become carers later in life.

Yesterday, Crossroads hosted the Prepare to Care conference which looked at how people cope with taking on that role.

There are 10,000 carers in the Isle of Man with three out of five people becoming a carer in their lifetime.

The charity says it’s time to think about the emotional, physical and financial demands of the role.

Chief executive Jackie Betteridge says it’s an issue that needs discussing:

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