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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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My Mom Cared for by Mary Sacoff of Glenview, IL

My Mom knows two words. No and yum. No, is a step down from a curb or stairs. Yum is an occasion for rejoicing. In other words, ice cream or french fries. Those are indulgences she remembers as "moments on the lips, a lifetime on the hips.” And for someone who battled weight all her life, something forbidden. Today, it was fifty degrees outside, with a hint of spring in the air. I drove her past our old home although she didn’t recognize it. I took her into the hometown library wher...

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In Memory Of Fanny

Cared for by Ms. Ruth Rogers of San Juan Capistrano, CA
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My Client

Cared for by Ms. Cindy VanHeiden of Leeds, AL

My Client Alice Marek

Cared for by Ms. Christine Olsinski of Chicago, IL
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My Grandpa Edwin J. Songy

Cared for by Ms. Brittany Songy of Metairie, LA

My Client Janet Hoffman

Cared for by Ms. Andrea Wade of Germantown, WI
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My Neighbor Leroy Hughes

Cared for by Ms. Angela Pope of Atlanta, GA

In Memory Of Mary A.King

Cared for by Mrs. Cassandra Kay Ashbrook of Vancouver, WA
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In Memory Of

Cared for by Mrs. Loretta Ascheman of Spring Valley, MN

In Memory Of Mrs. Jeanne Porter

Cared for by Ms. Darcell Deane of Key West, FL

My Client

Cared for by Ms. Benita Fenderson of Raliegh, NC