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When my dad became ill in 1990, I would come home to Miami to visit almost every month, but it was not until returning to Florida full-time to help care for my grandparents that I knew what a “black hole” my mom had been living in... Read more

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I have heard a lot recently about a phrase that I really like: Care Partnership. We have always used this phrase mostly in relationship with the family caregiver becoming an equal member of their loved one’s care team. Read more

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This week, I would like to offer a special thanks to our partners who allowed us to host the first annual Tallahassee Fearless Caregiver Conference. Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, Rene Proctor sharing her personal story of caregiving. Read more

Fearless Caregiver Profiles

One of the most interesting things I have learned from speaking with family caregivers around the country over these past 24 years is that, although so many aspects of caregiving are similar no matter what the disease or illness our loved ones faces Read more

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I have always believed that all family caregivers are volunteers (by definition) and all volunteers are caregivers (by definition and deeds). Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, Mike Johns sharing her personal story of caregiving. Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, Donna Steigleder sharing her personal story of caregiving. Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, Carmel Foster sharing her personal story of caregiving. Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, Layla Jones sharing her personal story of caregiving. Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, KYLEE McDOWELL sharing her personal story of caregiving. Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, LORA COTTON sharing her personal story of caregiving. Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, KARI GASTON sharing her personal story of caregiving. Read more

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Regular readers of Today’s Caregiver magazine and caregiver.com have heard me discuss the concept of "malinformation" over the past 24 years. Malinformation occurs... Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, SHIRL PARNELL sharing her personal story of caregiving. Read more

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I stood in the hospital emergency room with my mother, the ER doctor and the social worker. My mother and I brought my 91-year-old grandfather in just a few hours earlier. The next few words spoken by the social worker immediately jerked me back... Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, LAVITA WILLIAMS sharing her personal story of caregiving. Read more

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At a recent Fearless Caregiver Conference, we started the day by asking what questions are most important to our caregiving attendees. A lovely retired teacher came up to the whiteboard and wrote down... Read more

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Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, Jeff Livingston sharing his personal story of caregiving. Read more

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When we created Today’s Caregiver magazine , there were very few voices in the wilderness talking about the issue of family caregiving. There are now (thankfully) a significant amount of people talking and writing about caregivers and caregiving, Read more

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