Michelle’s Story

Michelle’s Story

Reading Time: 2 minutesHow 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...
Caregivers discuss asking for help

Caregivers discuss asking for help

Reading Time: 2 minutesYou are not alone! Family caregiving is a huge job and caregivers need both emotional support and physical help. The following caregivers discuss different support networks that work best for them. I could not have come as far as I am without my...
The Day my Mother Passed Away

The Day my Mother Passed Away

Reading Time: 6 minutesA daughter remembers and writes her thoughts and feelings the day her mother passes away. Editor’s Note: Names of a doctor, nurses, the facility referenced, and family members used in this essay were changed to respect confidentiality. Carol has...
Actor caring for her mother

Actor caring for her mother

Reading Time: 5 minutes‘P-Valley’ Star Brandee Evans Says Being Her Mom’s Caregiver Is ‘Bittersweet’ Taking care of “Momma,” who has Alzheimer’s and M.S., changed the actor’s life.   by Samantha Vincenty Originally published 7/1/2022 for Self.com Brandee Evans doesn’t...