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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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Mary A.King Cared for by Cassandra Kay Ashbrook of Vancouver, WA

I worked in the corporate world most all of my adult life. Then, while driving on the interstate on my way to work one morning, I was struck by another automobile. I sustained some life changing injuries, and would never again be able to work at the level that my corporate position required. The accident changed my life in many ways, and ultimately for the better. One of the better ways my life was changed, that came about as a result of the accident, was that I was available to care for my M...


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In Memory Of Carl

Cared for by Mrs. Diana Barr of Xenia, OH
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My Client Ethel and Una McCready

Cared for by Ms. Lisa Houck of Anahiem, CA

My Client Mrs.G.Bell

Cared for by Ms. Antionetta Neal of Jonesboro, GA
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My "Adopted" Grandparent Maryetta McKenny

Cared for by Ms. Yvonne Watson of Stockbridge , GA
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In Memory Of BUD

Cared for by Ms. Charissa Parrilla of Portland, OR
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My Client Junie

Cared for by Ms. Nadege Brutus of Miami, FL

My Client Mrs. Charles

Cared for by Mrs. Chantale Compere of Delray Beach, FL
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My Client Ms. Betty

Cared for by Mrs. Amanda Jarbin of Fayetteville, TN

My Client Charles and Hanna

Cared for by Mrs. Mila Crisologo of Lakewood, NJ
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My Dear Friend Michael Papasidero

Cared for by Ms. Jaclynn Salano of Jacksonville, FL