The 9 Best Things About Being a Family Caregiver

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Caring for a child with a heart condition comes with a lot of challenges—I don’t think anyone would deny that. But what about the flip side? Are there benefits to being a caregiver?

When I posed this question to the Facebook community, I received a number of responses from parents and relatives of heart kiddos who were eager to point out that there are, in fact, benefits to being a caregiver.

Here are 9 of the best things about being a caregiver.

Barb Roessner

Hi, I'm Barb, and I'm a Physician Assistant and coordinator of the Heart Failure and Transplant Program at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I work with patients and families at every step of the journey, from diagnosing their child's heart condition to my favorite part—calling them to say "We have a heart."

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