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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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Marguerite Cared for by Kim Bullen of Boise , ID

Back in August of 2006, I was working as a sitter in a hospital setting in Boise. When my boss asked about my desire to work in a home setting, I said "sure". Within 1 week, I was introduced to Marguerite, without knowing the impact she would later have in my life. I did the basics of home health for her, mainly companionship. Over the following months, she went through a lot of caregivers as there were "personality" conflicts. But I continued to be by her side. I teased her a lot, saying tha...

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In Memory Of Debra

Cared for by Mrs. Oluwatosin Omisore of Chicago, IL

In Memory Of Alice Sue Harris

Cared for by Mrs. Shirley Mwaura of Raleigh, NC
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My Grandma Agness Carrick

Cared for by Ms. Erin Malloy of Brimley, MI
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In Memory Of Phil Miller

Cared for by Mrs. Carolyn Schutz of Wheeling, WV
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In Memory Of Tom Ricci, Father

Cared for by Mrs. Nicki Ramos of San Diego, CA
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My Client Robinson

Cared for by Ms. Renee P of Winston Salem, NC
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My Grandma Beatrice

Cared for by Ms. Kristin Howard of Spencer, MA

My Mom zulma sherman

Cared for by Ms. pamela sherman of pompano beach, FL
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My "Adopted" Grandparent Rose Vecchione

Cared for by Mr. Ben Limon of Chicago, IL
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My Mom Tamara Komarowa

Cared for by Ms. Natasha Denisenko of Culpeper, VA