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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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zulma sherman Cared for by pamela sherman of pompano beach, FL

I have been a caregiver for 5 1/2 years. My mother suffered a massive stroke back in December of 2005. I helped her with occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy. I would bathe her, dress her and feed her until she became strong enough to do some of these things on her own. She was bed-ridden for the first three months and I got her motivated to walk, exercise and talk. The first word she learned to say was my name. I am in the process of finishing up my bachelors degree in crim...


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My Sibling Gloria Voss

Cared for by Mr. KC Schalliol of Broken Arrow, OK

In Memory Of Carl

Cared for by Mrs. Diana Barr of Xenia, OH
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In Memory Of Timothy Stickland

Cared for by Mrs. Linda Gordon of Wilmington, DE

My Client Charles and Hanna

Cared for by Mrs. Mila Crisologo of Lakewood, NJ
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My Mom Genevieve Beauregard

Cared for by Ms. Maureen Beauregard of Hollywood , FL

My Mom Margie Walton

Cared for by Mrs. virginia paris of dallas, TX

My Mom Barbara Bennett

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

Cared for by Mrs. Debbie Miller of Fort Lauderdale, FL
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My "Adopted" Grandparent Mrs. Katie

Cared for by Mr. Tony Adams of Philadelphia , PA

My Grandma Jay

Cared for by Ms. Christin Cataldi of Hartford, CT