Richard became the full-time caregiver for his mother, Gloria, after she suffered two strokes and her dementia worsened. Richard says, “There’s only one mom you have in this world, I wouldn’t turn my back on her.” Watch Richard and Gloria’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 care for my grandmother, like she cared for me
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