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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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Florence Mahar and Virginia Schrein Cared for by Bernadette Lords of Detroit, MI

I have not been a caregiver professionally to anyone but my Grandmothers, who both passed away. We had a special bond. I had been a babysitter to children for many years, certified by the Red Cross through the Girl Scouts of America (as an adolescent), but my passion for working as a professional caregiver stems from my heart and soul where I am a genuinely loving and caring person for others. I believe as human beings, we have a great responsibility to each other. I love the elderly and have a...

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In Memory Of Willa Mae Carter

Cared for by Mrs. Mercy Faceson of Kansas City, MO
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My Client Maggie McArthur

Cared for by Mrs. Kimberly Tracy of Hartland, MI

My Client Robert Parker

Cared for by Ms. Karima Sylvester of Mobile, AL

In Memory Of Edwin

Cared for by Ms. Delina Mitchell of Birmingham, AL

My Client

Cared for by Mrs. Imelda Guevara of San Rafael, CA

In Memory Of Pilar Troy

Cared for by Ms. Maria Boyer of Petaluma, CA
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My Dear Friend varies

Cared for by Ms. Bryanna Quijada of Avondale, AZ
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My Grandma Karleen Pearce

Cared for by Mrs. Marlee Tyler of Mesa, AZ
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My Grandma Mamie Hayes (Granny)

Cared for by Mr. Derrick Bowers of Peoria, AZ
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My Client Nellie Milne

Cared for by Mrs. Mary Ann Ramos of Fresno, CA
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