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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Paula’s Story

Paula’s Story

Fearless Caregiver Profile: Paula Baughman How did you become the caregiver for your loved one? My Mom and Aunt needed help taking care of their dad. Has your relationship changed with the loved one that you are caring for? If so how? Yes, I never really had a close...

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Son caring for elder father

Son caring for elder father

How did you become the caregiver for your loved one? After the passing of my Mother. What is the hardest thing about being a caregiver and the most rewarding thing? Having enough energy and the reward is you got it done. What advice would you give to other caregivers?...

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Long Distance Caregiving (Part 2)

Long Distance Caregiving (Part 2)

Read the first part of this caregiver's story here: My Long-Distance Caregiving Challenges We went to Alabama over Memorial Day weekend. We stayed in a hotel in order to: Not interfere with the personal assistance aide’s routine, and Have access to a king-size bed,...

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Fearless Caregiver

Fearless Caregiver

How did you become the caregiver for your loved one? I got a distressed call from a outstate DCF office (one of many state adult protective services) saying my mom was becoming ward of the state. I lived nearly 3000 miles away, my life went into boxes or trash can, I...

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