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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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Frances Ashurst Cared for by Ryan Erskine of Hemet, CA

My Grandmother's condition had been getting progressively worse since 2006. She was increasingly losing her ability to take care of herself. She had experienced multiple strokes throughout 2007, and after being hospitalized for a severe kidney infection in early 2008, she was almost entirely disabled and immobile. She was diagnosed with a case of temperary dementia, but was expected to make a partial recovery. After the completion of my academic semester, in June, 2008, I will...

Recently Submitted Caregiving Stories

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In Memory Of Not a Sr. my son (Edward)

Cared for by Ms. Vermonkida McNeal of New Orleans, LA
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My Mom Genevieve Beauregard

Cared for by Ms. Maureen Beauregard of Hollywood , FL

My Client Richard

Cared for by Mrs. Holly Marzoni of Seminole, FL
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My Client Clifford Cole Corbett

Cared for by Ms. Angela Bryant of Carmel, CA
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My "Adopted" Grandparent Mrs. Florence Miller

Cared for by Ms. Tamika Young of Pittsburgh, PA
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My Client Betsey Rotter

Cared for by Ms. Carmen Matos of Chicago, IL
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My Client

Cared for by Ms. Crystal Hill of Portland, OR
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My Mom Lulu Mae Woodington

Cared for by Mrs. Gloria Woodington of Desoto, MO
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My Neighbor William McMurtry

Cared for by Ms. Lesia Sims of Chicago, IL
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In Memory Of Julia Ortiz

Cared for by Mrs. Francess Kanyako of Red Bank, NJ