About the Author

Joan Zlotnick

A retired professor of English at Brooklyn College, Joan Zlotnick’s most recent writings include Holding it Together: Surviving Caregiving and Loss (Tfutza), a column on caregiving and grief in Mishpacha Magazine, and an enovel, Griefwriting (Amazon). She and her daughter-in-law, Grunny Zlotnick, have recently finished editing a book of essays on the subject of loving your fellow Jew.

My Best, Hard-Earned Advice for Caregivers

The importance of self-care, support groups, and helping others, and the role of guilt and grief in the caregiving process.

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