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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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Frances Ashurst Cared for by Ryan Erskine of Hemet, CA

My Grandmother's condition had been getting progressively worse since 2006. She was increasingly losing her ability to take care of herself. She had experienced multiple strokes throughout 2007, and after being hospitalized for a severe kidney infection in early 2008, she was almost entirely disabled and immobile. She was diagnosed with a case of temperary dementia, but was expected to make a partial recovery. After the completion of my academic semester, in June, 2008, I will...

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My Grandpa Mr. Glen Potter

Cared for by Ms. Brandy Potter of Troy, MI

My Dad Bill Fogelman

Cared for by Ms. Judith Murpy of West Palm Beach, FL
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In Memory Of Theodore (Ted) Wright

Cared for by Ms. Renee Lynch of Indianapolis, IN
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My Client Dr. Donald Mc Elroy

Cared for by Ms. Victoria Garner of Seattle, WA

My Sibling Rosalind Hendrix

Cared for by Ms. Tamilyn Hendrix of Kankakee, IL
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My Client

Cared for by Ms. Michelle Nyarku of Columbus, OH

In Memory Of all my special seniors

Cared for by Ms. Chastity Wilkins of Pinellas Park, FL

My Mom my parents

Cared for by Mrs. Kathy King of Houston, TX
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My Client Clifford Cole Corbett

Cared for by Ms. Angela Bryant of Carmel, CA
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My Dear Friend Silverrena Clark

Cared for by Ms. Shantonia Winters of Detroit, MI