#ThankACaregiver

Thank You Caregiver Nation

  • I’m a registered nurse by day, and my Veteran father’s caregiver by night. This is what it feels like to always be on call

    I’m a registered nurse by day, and my Veteran father’s caregiver by night. This is what it feels like to always be on call

    Yvonne Quinones-Reyes is a registered nurse at Seniorlink based in Merrillville, Indiana. Outside of work she cares for her father, Ivan Quinones, 72, a Vietnam War veteran recently diagnosed with dia

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  • I cared for my parents, but I didn’t lose myself

    I cared for my parents, but I didn’t lose myself

    In order for me to keep living during caregiving, I have to keep working. I support myself and if I don't keep my paid speaking gigs, I don't get paid. This is my story being a caregiver.

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  • Before I was ready: What it feels like to care for someone with early onset dementia

    Before I was ready: What it feels like to care for someone with early onset dementia

    Season DaSilva is a nurse at Seniorlink based in Massachusetts. Over the past three years she has been her stepfather’s primary caregiver. This is her story.

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  • It’s time to recognize – and support – the family caregiver as part of the care team

    It’s time to recognize – and support – the family caregiver as part of the care team

    When her husband was diagnosed with stage 2b pancreatic cancer, Liz O’Donnell accepted the role of “full-time caregiver” to go along with mother, daughter, wife and professional for the second time.

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  • Support family caregivers by adding a #ThankACaregiver frame to your profile picture

    Support family caregivers by adding a #ThankACaregiver frame to your profile picture

    November is National Family Caregivers Month. This year, Seniorlink is honoring caregivers by recognizing them as “The Heroes Among Us.”

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  • The world is waking up to what caregivers are: Heroes.

    The world is waking up to what caregivers are: Heroes.

    Family caregivers are being recognized. There are signs that their voices will continue to be heard.

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  • I began caring for my sister with Angelman Syndrome when I was 3. Now I'm 26. This is our story

    I began caring for my sister with Angelman Syndrome when I was 3. Now I'm 26. This is our story

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  • Life after caregiving: finding your new normal

    Life after caregiving: finding your new normal

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  • When the roles are reversed: caring for your parents

    When the roles are reversed: caring for your parents

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