Caregiver Experience Sharing

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This is a collection of caregiving story submissions from our readers. Caregiving demands physical, mental and emotional stamina and the ability to meet new challenges daily. Both Family Caregivers and Professional Caregivers are able to find support by sharing their experiences with other Caregivers. We invite you to inspire others by sharing stories about your caregiving journey.
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Featured Caregiving Story

George Martinez Cared for by Rosalinda Martinez of Compton, CA

My Father is my Hero, he has raised 6 kids on his own but never kept us from our Mother. He served the role of both parents to us due to my Mom's mental health problems. My father taught us the ways of life and I took care of him throughout my years untll he retired in 2006. He sold his home in Compton and moved to the Valley and became ill. He had many strokes along with open heart surgery, diabetes, heart attacks & dialysis but always kept a smile...My Father was a family man who gave many ...

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My Grandma Alina Brown

Cared for by Ms. Thurmuties Ramsay of Patterson, NJ

My Client Merla Brenner

Cared for by Ms. Macy Wilson of Baltimore, MD
Related stories: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiver, Friendship

My Client Mrs. Peltzel

Cared for by Ms. Tamu Stewart of San Diego, CA

My "Adopted" Grandparent Mrs. Katie

Cared for by Mr. Tony Adams of Philadelphia , PA

My Dear Friend Vivian Valdez

Cared for by Ms. Lilia Gort of Tampa, FL

My Dad Jack Barnes

Cared for by Ms. Patty Barnes of Homestead, FL

My Client Confidential

Cared for by Ms. Hana Sugimoto of Chicago, IL
Related stories: Dementia, Memory Loss

My "Adopted" Grandparent

Cared for by Ms. Leslie Ochoa of Turlock, CA

In Memory Of Ida Barnes

Cared for by Ms. Michele Green of Washington, DC
Related stories: Cancer

My Client Cindy Cole

Cared for by Ms. Debra Lane of Fresno, CA
Related stories: Friendship