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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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Beulah Cared for by Holli Graf of Holdrege, NE

Beulah was my first "private one-on-one" client. She lived in a nursing home facility and I would go there to help her. I would be there every morning tell her "Goodmorning" when she woke up. She was kind of a tough one at first, very independent & bullheaded. But I had my special ways of breaking through those barriers. After spending many hours, several days with Beulah, she became more than just my client. She became my special friend & her family became very close friends. I could look her...


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My Client Ed

Cared for by Ms. Branda Biggs of nipomo, CA

In Memory Of Lois Penn

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

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Cared for by Ms. Antoinette DeVita of Brooklyn, NY

My Client Dorothy

Cared for by Mrs. Mary Jenkins of Jackson, MI
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In Memory Of Betty Price

Cared for by Mrs. alice smithline of Ashland, PA
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Cared for by Ms. Renee Lynch of Indianapolis, IN
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Cared for by Ms. Linda Porterfield of Royal Oak, MI

My Client

Cared for by Ms. Michelle Nyarku of Columbus, OH

In Memory Of Pilar Troy

Cared for by Ms. Maria Boyer of Petaluma, CA
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My Grandma Vivian

Cared for by Ms. Suzanne Pasanen of Painesville, OH
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