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Suzie Mitchell is an author at, a leading online destination for caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. To learn more about private professional patient advocate see Linda Adler's article, Private Professional Patient Advocates (PPPA) Explained.

Some Caregivers Find Hiring a Professional Advocate Helps

Suzie Mitchell | June 25, 2013
Not long ago, I was chatting with a friend about my mom, whose life had revolved around work since my dad died 17 years ago. I was worried that my mother might be lonely, but worse, I didn't know how I would care for her at such a distance if she got sick.