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Donise from Indiana

My mother, Mary (94 years old), has lived with me for years. Gradually, she has been less able to do for herself. She was hospitalized 2 months ago then went to rehab. She now is in long-term care. They have done all they can. She had no long-term insurance and was on a Medicare HMO policy. Currently, a family member is saving to pay out of pocket for a facility. I'm in the ...

Patricia from Nevada

I am actually writing on behalf of my Mother in Law and my Fiance. My fiance Mike and his mother ...

Bonnie from Alabama

After I quit my job and moved home to take care of my mother, she conveniently forgot having aske...

Myra from New Jersey

I wrote this about my experience as a caregiver. When Ed died it was after what I considered...

Petra from Idaho

Hedi is vibrant, youthful looking, and yet, has dementia. Those who meet her find her engaging, ...

Mary from California

I took care of both my parents, Thomas and Ruth, before they passed away. My mother was bedridde...

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