Caregiver Stories

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. Your story will be confidential or use your initials. Help other caregivers and yourself by sharing your experience.

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Patricia’s Story

Patricia’s Story

I care for my mother, Lucille, a breast cancer survivor. She suffers from crippling arthritis rendering her unable to walk. She is still sharp in mind and a joy to be around. Also, a never-ending mom who worries about her babies. The most difficult part is missing...

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Gary Barg – A fearless Caregiver

Gary Barg – A fearless Caregiver

Gary Barg is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Caregiver Media Group based in Fort Lauderdale. Since 1995, it has published Today’s Caregiver magazine, Caregiver.com, and hosts the Fearless Caregiver Conferences across the country. Barg explains what pushed him to start...

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Caregiver Story: Donna Maye & Mom

Caregiver Story: Donna Maye & Mom

How did you become the caregiver for your loved one? Once mom was unable to live alone, my niece and her family moved in to care for her. Eventually she needed to leave her home, thus she came to live with me the year I retired. We are now in year six of our...

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Heather’s Caregiver Story

Heather’s Caregiver Story

How did you become the caregiver for your loved one? I was 10 when my mom got sick and when I was 19, I stepped into the primary caregiver role to give my dad more time on the farm. What is the hardest thing about being a caregiver and the most rewarding thing?...

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Michelle’s Caregiver Story

Michelle’s Caregiver Story

How did you become the caregiver for your loved one? My mother chose me as her caregiver. My mother-in-law did not have anyone else willing to care for her full time. Has your relationship changed with the loved one that you are caring for? If so, how? My...

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