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Carrie – What’s the best way to work with a caregiver?

Carrie – What’s the best way to work with a caregiver?

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It's not easy to ask for help, and especially like when I'm asking my family, it's sort of like a balance between, I don't want to bother you, but I really need this, and you get over that pretty quick because you need things. So just... Show More

It's not easy to ask for help, and especially like when I'm asking my family, it's sort of like a balance between, I don't want to bother you, but I really need this, and you get over that pretty quick because you need things. So just if they can help without making it seem hard or…but also really pay attention to what I want, not what they think I would want, or what they think they would want if they were me—sort of like you're doing this for me, it's not for you to judge but just to do.

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Carrie – What’s the best way to work with a caregiver?

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Injured in 2003 at age 20, quadriplegic
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It's not easy to ask for help, and especially like when I'm asking my family, it's sort of like a balance between, I don't want to bother you, but I really need this, and you get over that pretty quick because you need things. So just if they can help without making it seem hard or…but also really pay attention to what I want, not what they think I would want, or what they think they would want if they were me—sort of like you're doing this for me, it's not for you to judge but just to do.

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