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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Featured Caregiving Story

Betsey Rotter Cared for by Carmen Matos of Chicago, IL

I took care of Ms. Betsey Rotter by feeding her, dressing her and bathing her. I changed her diapers, and I would groom her hair and paint her nails. I would take her out to the park. She loved to be out in the summer and go for a stroll in her wheelchair. She liked to watch the birds flying, and she loved the flowers. She new all the names of the flowers, even though she could only see out of one eye. But, she sure could see everything through that one eye. She also had a good appetite. ...

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My Dear Friend Amy M.

Cared for by Ms. Elna Hughes of Bridgeport, CT

My Grandpa Edwin J. Songy

Cared for by Ms. Brittany Songy of Metairie, LA

My Dear Friend Mrs. Sara McIntire

Cared for by Ms. Nena MacLarty of Debary, FL


Cared for by Mrs. shirley mwaura of raleigh, NC
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My Client

Cared for by Ms. Benita Fenderson of Raliegh, NC

In Memory Of Debra

Cared for by Mrs. Oluwatosin Omisore of Chicago, IL

In Memory Of American Veterans

Cared for by Ms. Rachael Hamm of Long Beach, CA
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My Dad William E. Buchanan

Cared for by Ms. Andrea Buchanan of Southgate, MI

My Client John

Cared for by Ms. Nancy Lau of South Holland, IL
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My Client Mary Rivard

Cared for by Mrs. Deisy Hays of Sarasota, FL
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