Anna’s Caregiver Story


November 5, 2020
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I became a caregiver with the passing of my father. Caregiving with my mother has brought us closer. The hardest thing about being a caregiver is I’m feeling tired a lot more. The most rewarding thing is spending quality time with my mother.

I advise caregivers to take care of yourself first. Accept help and don’t try to do it all.

Caregiving has taught me compassion and understanding – it is very humbling.

Being a *Fearless Caregiver was when I least expected it, my energy surged to be there during the most difficult times.

*Fearless Caregiver is a term from Today’s Caregiver conferences and caregiver stories. Fearless Caregiver profiles are used with permission of the editor, Gary Barg.

We want to hear your story! Why? Because your story matters. Have you ever listened to someone talk about their life and thought ‘Oh, someone else has been through that, too? I thought it was just me!’ Every story shared is a chance to aid another caregiver and help them feel less alone

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