Let’s face it. We are regular people who do not live the lives featured in glossy magazines. We aspire to be neater, but to achieve this optic we would need to subsist on six interchangeable outfits of monochromatic khaki and white. What about winter clothes? What...
My parents are too young to be facing old age. They've reached that point of enjoying an empty nest. My brother and I are standing on our own feet, settled into lives of our own. Rather than have to parent (active verb) they can just be parents. My mom and I go...
The emails poured in by the dozen, day after day after day. They came from parents and children, from violin makers and doctors, from sisters, husbands, colleagues, teachers. Some were spare, just a line or two. Others went on for pages, full of emotion. I read them...
Create a profile on our private social network just for caregivers. Share your story, find other people going through similar situations, and use our private messaging system to connect.
There are so many resources out there for caregivers, but it's overwhelming to try to find the right ones to help you! Help us build a database of caregiver resources so we can make it easier to find help.
On Facebook? Us, too.
Whenever you want to talk, there’s always someone up in one of our Facebook communities. These private Facebook groups are a safe space for support and encouragement — or getting it off your chest.
Here's the place to talk about what it's like to take care of your partner, husband, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, ex, or anyone else you're in (or have been in) a romantic relationship with.
Show the world what caregiving is really like
Each of our lives is so different, but we have so many things in common, too. Tag your Instagram photos with #facesofcare to show the real people who are supporting so many others.
Thank you! For putting such great posts out there, for making my days and nights easier, for giving me the feeling of being connected to others who are in similar circumstances.Carmen Van Etten
Thank you for creating this site..it has been an amazing place of ‘refuge’ for me. It helps so much to know that there are others going through some of the same things that we are..and also to realize, unfortunately that some have it even worse. It’s a wonderful thing to have the availability to access anytime on my PC or phone.Connie Jacobs
The group is awesome because the group understands what you are going through and how you feel.Roxanne Roberts