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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

Beatrice Cared for by Kristin Howard of Spencer, MA

Growing up, I considered my grandma my best friend. She was the most giving, caring, genuine person I know I will ever meet. She was a permanent fixture in my life that I thought would always be there. When my grandma entered her last year of life I knew that this was not the case. I also knew without question that I would be there for her, just as she was always there for me. I brought her her favorite foods and made sure she was never cold. We watched our favorite shows together and la...

Recently Submitted Caregiving Stories

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My Client Michael Griffith

Cared for by Ms. Kathy Willilams of Sacramento, CA
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In Memory Of Pilar Troy

Cared for by Ms. Maria Boyer of Petaluma, CA
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My Grandma Maxine Smith

Cared for by Ms. Dawn Matchett of Georgetown, PA
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My Grandma Mary Romani

Cared for by Mrs. Mimi Meade of Des Plaines, IL
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My Client Eva M. Taplin

Cared for by Ms. Patricia Brown of Oakland, CA

My Client Beatris

Cared for by Mrs. Irit Perla of Woodland Hills, CA

My Neighbor Bertha Simonson and others

Cared for by Ms. Bernadette (Bernie) Sheats of Hopkins, MN
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My Mom my parents

Cared for by Mrs. Kathy King of Houston, TX
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My Mom zulma sherman

Cared for by Ms. pamela sherman of pompano beach, FL
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My Client Sarah Baugh

Cared for by Ms. Sarah Baugh of Portland, OR
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