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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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My Mom Cared for by Mary Sacoff of Glenview, IL

My Mom knows two words. No and yum. No, is a step down from a curb or stairs. Yum is an occasion for rejoicing. In other words, ice cream or french fries. Those are indulgences she remembers as "moments on the lips, a lifetime on the hips.” And for someone who battled weight all her life, something forbidden. Today, it was fifty degrees outside, with a hint of spring in the air. I drove her past our old home although she didn’t recognize it. I took her into the hometown library wher...

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My Client

Cared for by Ms. Cornelia Irimiciuc of Phoenix, AZ

In Memory Of Leo Falke

Cared for by Mrs. Jennifer Smith of Lebanon, IN

My Client Janet Hoffman

Cared for by Ms. Andrea Wade of Germantown, WI
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My Client

Cared for by Ms. Crystal Hill of Portland, OR
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My Mom Eleanor

Cared for by Ms. Tammy Baker of Hartford, CT
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My Dear Friend George Harley

Cared for by Mrs. Tonya Chavis of Campobello, SC

My Client Mollie

Cared for by Ms. Fe Reeve of Cerritos, CA

In Memory Of Ms. lady

Cared for by Ms. Fayth Aten of Houston , TX
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My Client

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

In Memory Of Kay

Cared for by Mrs. Raylene Lamontagne of Amesbury , MA
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