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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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Lee & Mary Walerius Cared for by Rosemary Kaplar of El Cajon, CA

It's unique to take care of a 99-year-old and 100-year-old couple, which I have been doing for a year now. Both have some form of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. While Mary can't remember what she had for breakfast, she still loves Neil Diamond and his song "Mary". I was able to get her a signed picture of Neil Diamond for her 100th birthday, along with a CD of his music. It's so precious to see how she enjoys the little things in life. This is the fourth client I've worked with since s...

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My Grandpa Harold Jones

Cared for by Ms. Renee Coss of Hanford , CA

My Neighbor Bertha Simonson and others

Cared for by Ms. Bernadette (Bernie) Sheats of Hopkins, MN
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My Grandma lois white

Cared for by Mrs. starra jackson of baltimore, MD
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My Client Mr. Leslie Maltsberger

Cared for by Mrs. Crystal Martinez of San Antonio, TX

In Memory Of Grandmother

Cared for by Mr. David Lasaine of Chicago, IL
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My Grandma Allan Forster

Cared for by Mr. Luke Forster of Toronto, ON
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My Mom Annie Cunningham

Cared for by Ms. Loddie Fisher of Philadelphia, PA

My Client Hazel

Cared for by Ms. Kimberly Barsalou of Manchester, CT

In Memory Of Mynetta Sunderlik

Cared for by Mrs. Monica Petty of Fraser, MI

My Client John

Cared for by Ms. Nancy Lau of South Holland, IL
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