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 Daddy Dearest

Last week, I asked for stories regarding male caregiving/caregivers.  As usual, the responses were fast and forthcoming, thoughtful and honest, covering all ends of the caregiving spectrum. More than anything else, the responses confirmed that there are no stereotypical caregivers nor stereotypical caregiving stories—just people doing their darndest to make sure that their loved ones get the care they need.

 

Your Fathers day stories:


I would like to write about my fiance, Philip...Continued


I am a social worker with the local Area Agency on Aging.  About nine years ago, I made a home visit where a son was caring for his aging parents; more so his mom at that time...Continued


 
 
My brother, as well as all members of my family, are providing care for my 91-year-old dad...Continued


I was a caregiver for my parents for eight years...Continued 


As one of my dad's daughters, I am the primary caregiver for my 85-year-old father...Continued


By the way, if you have any questions for a leading pharmacist, financial expert, social worker or hospice chaplain, please send them to me by tonight (Wednesday) and I will try and ask them of our expert panelists at this week’s Fort Lauderdale Fearless Caregiver Conference.
 
 
 
My question for the panel
 
 
Happy Fathers day to all

 

Gary Barg
Editor-in-Chief

gary@caregiver.com