Caregiving changes your life forever. Even when caregiving ends, we've been transformed. Here's what we miss about your lives before caregiving I miss not living in a constant state of high alert. I miss knowing what it is to go an entire day, heck an entire hour! -...
I made a vow to love my husband in sickness and health and I'm doing my best to honor that vow. It's taking everything I have out of me. Every day I get up and do all the things that need to be done. Including taking care of my husband. I expected the burden of...
Michelle Andrews If you’re poor, uninsured and fall seriously ill, in most states if you qualify for Medicaid — but weren’t enrolled at the time — the program will pay your medical bills going back three months. It protects hospitals, too, from having to absorb the...
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.
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Caregiving is lonely, but it doesn’t have to be. Join our supportive community of caregivers.
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.
Women are seen as natural caregivers, to spouses, children, parents, and other family members.
Are you one of the millions of men providing caregiving support to friends, family, and clients? Join the conversation here.
Taking care of a child (or grandchild or client) with special needs, a disability, a chronic or acute illness? Here's the place for you to connect.
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.