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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 A

Cared for by Mrs. melissa carter of KOOSKIA, ID
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My Grandma Nancy

Cared for by Mrs. Heather Curl of Indianapolis, IN
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My Mom Rosemary O'Connor

Cared for by Mr. Thomas O'Connor of Morton Grove, IL

My Dear Friend

Cared for by Mrs. Nancy Figueroa of Chicago, IL
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In Memory Of American Veterans

Cared for by Ms. Rachael Hamm of Long Beach, CA
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My Grandpa Edwin J. Songy

Cared for by Ms. Brittany Songy of Metairie, LA

My Neighbor Bertha Simonson and others

Cared for by Ms. Bernadette (Bernie) Sheats of Hopkins, MN
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In Memory Of Sonia

Cared for by Ms. Gisele Fortuna of Agoura Hills, CA

In Memory Of Mr. & Mrs. Vernon Jernigan

Cared for by Mrs. Linda Johnson of Nashville, TN

My Client Clifford Cole Corbett

Cared for by Ms. Angela Bryant of Carmel, CA
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