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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

Deborah and Kent Engel Cared for by Lauren Engel of laguna beach, CA

My mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer when I was only 22-years-old. This happened only one year after my father, her husband of thirty years, had just passed away. I was all she had, and she was my best friend. We were together every hour of every day. Couldn't separate us :). I took care of her every need for years until this September when she succumbed to her illness.


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My Grandma

Cared for by Mr. Neal Conroy of San Diego and Chicago., IL

My Client Nello Pelligrini

Cared for by Ms. Suzanne Fletcher of Natick, MA

In Memory Of Bruce Baldridge

Cared for by Mrs. Alison Morgan of Marietta, GA

My Client Beverly Wilkes

Cared for by Ms. Marvina Hardy of Buffalo, NY
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My Grandma Nancy

Cared for by Mrs. Heather Curl of Indianapolis, IN
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My "Adopted" Grandparent Rose Vecchione

Cared for by Mr. Ben Limon of Chicago, IL
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My Client Junie

Cared for by Ms. Nadege Brutus of Miami, FL

My Dear Friend Francisco Madera

Cared for by Ms. Jocelyn Vega of fishers, IN
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In Memory Of Lois Penn

Cared for by Mrs. Kimberly Anderson of Prairie City , IA

My Client

Cared for by Mrs. Tammy Benson of Racine, WI