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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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Willa Mae Carter Cared for by Mercy Faceson of Kansas City, MO

I took care of Mrs. Willa Mae Carter for approximately 2 1/2 years. I started out by visiting without any family members even knowing I was there. Mrs. Carter was in early stages of dementia and no one knew. I began to take her on errands and cooking and cleaning for her. I worked for free for about 6 months because she was like the grandmother I never had. She always tried to give me money and I told her that if she wanted to hire me, I would take an early-out from the Postal Service to ca...


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In Memory Of Fred Siegel

Cared for by Ms. Joanna Vinteler of Peoria, AZ
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My Mom Genevieve Vasquez

Cared for by Ms. Linda Matos of Ocala, FL

In Memory Of Rozalynd Martin

Cared for by Ms. Vonda Cox of Reno, NV

My Client Miss Thelma

Cared for by Ms. CJ MacLean of Gulf Breeze, FL

My Mom Rosemary O'Connor

Cared for by Mr. Thomas O'Connor of Morton Grove, IL

In Memory Of with held

Cared for by Ms. Millaneta Limaila of National City, CA
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My Dear Friend Rosell

Cared for by Mrs. Delia Sanchez of Los Angeles , CA

My Dear Friend Vivian Valdez

Cared for by Ms. Lilia Gort of Tampa, FL

In Memory Of Pastor Oscar Bradley

Cared for by Mrs. Katesha Salmond of Ewing, NJ

In Memory Of Sherina Selimaj

Cared for by Mrs. Liri Selimaj of Patos, AL