Caregiver Stories

Post-Hospital Home Care

Post-Hospital Home Care

Editor’s Note: This is the last post in a 3-part series about what happened when a working caregiver’s mother had to go into the hospital. This post is about what happened after the emergency room visit and the hospital stay. After six days in the...

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The Hospital Stay

The Hospital Stay

Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a series about what happened when a working caregiver’s mother had to go into the hospital. This post is about the hospital stay. Also in this series is the initial visit to the emergency room and lastly the...

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Emergency Room Visit

Emergency Room Visit

  Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series about what happened when a working caregiver’s mother had to go into the hospital. This post is about the initial emergency room visit. Next in this series is the hospital stay and lastly the...

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Walks the Walk and Talks the Talk

Walks the Walk and Talks the Talk

I was a caregiver for my late husband who had early-onset Alzheimer’s, my mother who had dementia, my father who had cancer, and my mother-in-law who had dementia. Years after my husband died, I met a lovely widower and enjoyed 3 wonderful years with him until I...

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Anna Keck

Anna Keck

How did you become the caregiver for your loved one? Upon the passing of my father. Has your relationship changed with the loved one that you are caring for? If so how? It’s brought us closer. What is the hardest thing about being a caregiver and the most rewarding...

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