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Amy and her son Spencer. 'I had to learn to let go and let God'

Following Her Son's Stroke, Could She 'Let Go and Let God'?

Prayer, and a new-found faith, helped her through his long recovery. 

Punkin the cat

Pets as Caregiving Companions

In this video, three people discuss the caregiving role their pets played in their households.

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A woman taking a nap outdoors.

10 Quotes to Encourage Caregivers to Practice Self-Care

Caregivers often place themselves at the bottom of their to do list. If you or a loved one has caregiving duties it is essential to pay attention to emotional, physical and mental health. Caring for yourself can be the most important thing one can do as a caregiver and will improve your well-being to perform day-to-day responsibilities. Here are ten of our favorite quotes to get started on the path to nurturing yourself. 

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Choir Brings Caregivers and Dementia Patients Together

Choir Brings Caregivers and Dementia Patients Together

Several choirs have opened their doors to people with memory loss—and research shows the benefits abound.

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Her Husband Had a Stroke When He Was 30

Her Husband Had a Stroke When He Was 30

She was pregnant with their first child. How would she navigate the challenges that lay ahead?

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Allison Pataki on How Her Marriage Survived Her Husband's Stroke

Allison Pataki on How Her Marriage Survived Her Husband's Stroke

In this pair of videos, writer Allison Pataki describes the effects her husband’s stroke at age 30 had on their marriage and how they have now become closer than ever.

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Debbie Macomber: Generosity Through Caregiving

Debbie Macomber: Generosity Through Caregiving

We should return the love that our parents have given us, says Debbie Macomber.

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His Caregiving Journey Led Him on a Path of Spiritual Growth

His Caregiving Journey Led Him on a Path of Spiritual Growth

His wife's early-onset Alzheimer's challenged them both, emotionally and spiritually, but acceptance bolstered by faith brought them comfort.

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These Retirees Were Called to Be Caregivers

These Retirees Were Called to Be Caregivers

For these three women, caring for the elderly has proven to be an inspiring and fulfilling second career.

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Amy Roost

Serving as a Caregiver to Her Son Renewed Her Faith

Amy Roost shares how her role as a caregiver following her son's brain hemorrhage strengthened her faith and bolstered her prayer life.

Husband Learns to Do Wife’s Make-up

Husband Learns to Do Wife’s Make-up

She was losing her sight, so he started taking make-up lessons.

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A Hospice Nurse Finds Glimpses of Heaven in Caregiving

A Hospice Nurse Finds Glimpses of Heaven in Caregiving

A woman who deals with death every day explains how her calling is life-affirming.

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He Put His Dreams on Hold to Be a Caregiver, Then Found the Inspiration He Needed

He Put His Dreams on Hold to Be a Caregiver, Then Found the Inspiration He Needed

The man behind the popular blog NYC Smile 4 Me learns that his mission of bringing joy to others works in a small town as well as the Big Apple.

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A Caregiver Finds Love in the Midst of Her Duties

A Caregiver Finds Love in the Midst of Her Duties

As she volunteered her time, she got back more than she ever imagined.

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