Caregiver Experience Sharing

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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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Maxine Smith Cared for by Dawn Matchett of Georgetown, PA

I started in High School as a volunteer at Fox's Nursing Home. When my Grandmother Had a stroke and my Grandfather was hospitalized I had to step in. I gave her insulin shots, bathed, dressed, exercised and fed her. I was her entertainment at well. I enjoyed working with her very much as well as my volunteer work at the nursing home. I would love to work in the care giving work field permanently. It truly gives me a sense of purpose and hopefully I will give the person I'm caring for the same fe...

Recently Submitted Caregiving Stories

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In Memory Of Mamie R Langston

Cared for by Ms. Charlotte Moody of Atlanta, GA
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In Memory Of Ron Demoss

Cared for by Mrs. Robin Beaupre of Las Vegas, NV
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My Sibling my younger brother Kevin

Cared for by Mrs. Kelly Seguin of Lake Lure , NC

In Memory Of Bruce Baldridge

Cared for by Mrs. Alison Morgan of Marietta, GA

My Spouse Carole Bannister

Cared for by Mrs. Carole Bannister of Rocky Point, NC
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My Spouse my husband, Viola Spolin, Mrs Stern

Cared for by Ms. yolande de renesse of Los Angeles, Ca, CA
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In Memory Of Aileen Doughty

Cared for by Ms. Mary Doughty of Livonia, MI

My Client Alice Marek

Cared for by Ms. Christine Olsinski of Chicago, IL
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My Mom Bessie Robinson

Cared for by Ms. Angela Clark of Fordyce, AR
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My Grandma Mamie Hayes (Granny)

Cared for by Mr. Derrick Bowers of Peoria, AZ
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