A granddaughter’s love: Katiria and her commitment to care for her grandma, Maria. A granddaughter is able to continue family traditions and grow closer with her grandmother through full-time caregiving. Katiria likes to keep her grandmother, Maria’s spirits alive with daily motivation and determination. Watch Katiria and Maria’s story.
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November is National Family Caregivers Month. This year, Seniorlink is honoring caregivers by recognizing them as “The Heroes Among Us.”
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.
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.
I began caring for my sister with Angelman Syndrome when I was 3. Now I'm 26. This is our story
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.
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.
Memories of my grandfather
When the roles are reversed: caring for your parents
I only get one mom, I need to take care of her
Life after caregiving: finding your new normal
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
A memoir on caregiving
My life as a mother and a caregiver to my daughter
Caring for my Oma as a teenager wasn’t a chore, it was an honor
I was like most other 16-year olds growing up in Norwalk, Connecticut: navigating high school, homework and friendships. Though, there was one major exception that set me apart: I cared for my 91-year
My experience as a father, son and my mother's caregiver
Every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. The fight against that alarming statistic continues.
When I grow up I want to be...
Life decided that I was going to be a mom, but not just a regular mom, I was going to be a mom to boys with special needs, my son's, Joey and Michael.
‘My Two Elaines:’ How I Cared for my Wife with Alzheimer’s
My “first” Elaine was a perfect wife, mother, grandmother and teacher. My “second” Elaine’s world is small. She doesn’t know my name or our history, but she’s still gentle and sweet.
The selflessness of self-care
The moment when I realized I was a full-time caregiver