Caregiver Stories

  • Title: Rogelio
    Name:
    Rogelio Quinones
    Location:
    El Paso
    Caregiver Relationship:
    Parent
    Living Arrangements:
    Other
    Primary Illness:
    Frail/Elderly
    Post date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:35

    My name is Rogelio or "Roger" Quinones, I am single now,age 63, male (I feel great or of having completed my special mission to my dear family!)

  • Title: Harriet M.
    Name:
    Harriet M. Epstein
    Location:
    Vienna
    Caregiver Relationship:
    Parent
    Living Arrangements:
    Other
    Primary Illness:
    Frail/Elderly
    Post date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:35

    My name is Harriet. I am retired after a 20-year career in the aging field
    including 16 years at an Area Agency on Aging. I am 64 years old and

  • Title: michele
    Name:
    michele ortiz
    Location:
    springfield
    Caregiver Relationship:
    Parent
    Living Arrangements:
    Long Distance
    Primary Illness:
    Frail/Elderly
    Post date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:35

    My name is Michele. I am 30 years old, married with 2 children, 5 and 2 years of age. My mother's name is Faye. She is 73. After my dad passed away, she lost his pension.

  • Title: R S
    Name:
    R S Targum
    Location:
    Melbourne
    Caregiver Relationship:
    Parent
    Living Arrangements:
    Share Home
    Primary Illness:
    Frail/Elderly
    Post date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:35

    I am Sherry,a 60 year old female caring for my almost 92 year old mother,Bertie.

  • Title: Deborah
    Name:
    Deborah Schley
    Location:
    portland
    Caregiver Relationship:
    Parent
    Living Arrangements:
    Share Home
    Primary Illness:
    Frail/Elderly
    Post date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:35

    Taking care of a beloved parent(Helen) is the best job in the world and also terribly isolating and scary.

  • Title: CANDICE
    Name:
    CANDICE CUDDINGTON
    Location:
    GEORGETOWN
    Caregiver Relationship:
    Parent
    Living Arrangements:
    Share Home
    Primary Illness:
    Frail/Elderly
    Post date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:35

    My name is Candice and I have been a caregiver for my father Eugene for 10 years now.

  • Title: ANt
    Name:
    ANt Duplay
    Location:
    Monclova
    Caregiver Relationship:
    Parent
    Living Arrangements:
    Share Home
    Primary Illness:
    Frail/Elderly
    Post date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:35

    My name is Andy, and my wife is Mickey. We have been married since 1986, and have two children, ages 11 and 13.

  • Title: EVELYN
    Name:
    EVELYN REID
    Location:
    HICKORY
    Caregiver Relationship:
    Parent
    Living Arrangements:
    Long Distance
    Primary Illness:
    Frail/Elderly
    Post date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:35

    I, EVELYN, TAKE CARE OF MY MOTHER, MINNIE, WHO STILL LIVES BY HERSELF. SHE NEEDS HELP IN OPENING JARS AND BOTTLES AS SHE HAS SWOLLEN JOINTS AND WRISTS FROM ARTHRITIS.

  • Title: Delia
    Name:
    Delia Robinson
    Location:
    Coconut Ckeek
    Caregiver Relationship:
    Parent
    Living Arrangements:
    Share Home
    Primary Illness:
    Frail/Elderly
    Post date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:35

    My name is Delia. I will be 59 in January 12, 2003. I am caring for my wonderful mother Maria Mendoza. She is 93 years old. I have been her caregiver since 1975.

  • Title: Jan
    Name:
    Jan LightfootLane
    Location:
    Hinckley
    Caregiver Relationship:
    Parent
    Living Arrangements:
    Other
    Primary Illness:
    Frail/Elderly
    Post date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:35

    I am a 50 something year old who is greatful a self help group taught me how to live. My doggie got me over the voilence of my up bringing.