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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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Rose Stanley Cared for by Theresa Moreno of Rubidoux, CA

I became a caregiver for an agency during the 4th year of my college education. They called me and told me they had my "first" client, Rose Stanley, who lived with her husband, John Stanley. When greeting them it was so pleasant! They were one of the most loving couples I had the opportunity to get to know. I would visit with them Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Where I would do light housekeeping, but mostly enjoy 3 hour conversations with Rose. Rose unfortunately suffered from diabetes, ...

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My Mom Barbara Bennett

Cared for by Mrs. Mary Nieto of Ottawa, IL
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My Client

Cared for by Ms. Crystal Hill of Portland, OR
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My Grandpa Eddie lee Poellintz

Cared for by Ms. Unique Orear of Linden, AL
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My Dear Friend Vivian Valdez

Cared for by Ms. Lilia Gort of Tampa, FL

My Spouse Carole Bannister

Cared for by Mrs. Carole Bannister of Rocky Point, NC
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My Client TheAnna

Cared for by Ms. Leone Barnes of St Louis, MO

My Grandma Mamie Hayes (Granny)

Cared for by Mr. Derrick Bowers of Peoria, AZ
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In Memory Of Mr. Mahoney

Cared for by Ms. Allison Gonsalves of Cape Canaval, FL
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My Sibling my younger brother Kevin

Cared for by Mrs. Kelly Seguin of Lake Lure , NC

My Client Bill K

Cared for by Mrs. Mila Crisologo of Colts Neck , NJ