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Your Family Caregiving Stories Inspire Us All.

Dotty from Texas

Hello caregivers, his picture is of my mom and dad when they were young and healthy. They were so...

Jessica from Michigan

I am currently taking care of my mother with emphysema. Her name is Carla. She has a lot of troub...

Rodney from Ohio

My name is Rodney M., I'm the Pastor of Providence Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio. My wife's n...

Melissa from Indiana

COPD is a horrible disease. I don't only know this by being a home health aide, but my mother had...

JOHANNA from Puerto Rico

Hello, my name is Johanna. I'm 33 years old and I live in Carolina, Puerto Rico. I care for my mo...

Chris from Indiana

My name is Chris. This is my wife, lover, and soulmate. I was her full-time caregiver until she p...

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