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Naomi from California

This is a real-life "DRIVING MISS DAISY" story :-) My mom Lady Rebecca Price is 81 years old & on...

Brian from Kentucky

My name is Brian, I am the youngest son of an amazing man. My dad, J.R., is not only a retired ve...

Amelia from Washington

Steven served his country. He was fighting type 2 diabetes and extreme hypertension. The doctors had no idea where they came from. After a kidney transplant things didn't get better. After talking to a Congressman, we learned he was sprayed with agent orange in the US. His heart is affected and he has lost toes. He is now wheelchair bound. It is a full-time job meeting his n...

Karen from Montana

My 87-year old mother lives with me and while she has done really well staying healthy up until t...

Katharine from Arizona

My spouse of 37 years, Bonnie, is turning 79 in January 2019. She has early stage Alzheimer’s and...

Beverly from DC

I became Power of Attorney for my elderly parents, Julia and Ted, and my MS-disabled, younger sis...

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