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Stories of Caring

Give strength to other caregivers by sharing your experiences. Share your story.

Stories of caring are all around us. Every caregiver has a story, and every story ripples through family members, friends, coworkers and beyond. When Lori Hogan set out to collect 52 caregiving stories to include in Strength for the Moment, she didn’t have to go far to find an abundance of personal narratives, advice, wisdom, inspiration and hope.

The caregiving stories shared in Strength for the Moment come from people in or close to the Home Instead Senior Care® network—staff members, franchise owners, partners, family members, friends and other acquaintances—who have generously offered to share their stories to help caregivers find strength and encouragement.

Read a few of those stories from the book, and we encourage you to also share yours.


Stories from Readers

What Ifby Derek Fisher (0 comments)

WHAT IF…. What if I couldn’t see anymore? What if I was unable to walk anymore? What if I couldn’t hear anymore? How would I feel and what would I do? Have you ever had those thoughts? I have …more


Knowiong the person as an individualby Derek Fisher (0 comments)

Knowing the person as an individual We are all individuals, are we not? I love soccer and cricket but you may hate them both. I hate soap operas on TV but you may love them. I love my cup of tea …more


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A tale of Yusuf Munnaby Yusuf Munna (0 comments)

"A tale of Yusuf Munna" Yusuf Munna is a young entrepreneur, writer and social worker. he loves to dream and also loves to make others dream. this young lad of positive mentality doesn't like the …more


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दाजुभाइ मिलेपछि चमत्कारby Khadanand Shiwakoti (0 comments)

दाजुभाइ मिलेपछि चमत्कार (कमल ढकाल) १९औं शताब्दिका चर्चित लेखक रोआन्ड …more


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The Power of the Spiritby Anea Johnson (0 comments)

It was a cloudy Friday afternoon in Roswell, a suburb north of Atlanta. I had just picked up my three children ages 5, 7, and 11 from their summer camp program and we were headed over to my mothers …more


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my dream !by hudaif (0 comments)

i have a lot of dreams !have a cat as a pet , buy a x box etc.i wish it towards till the end. thank you. …more


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my dream !by hudaif (0 comments)

i have a lot of dreams !have a cat as a pet , buy a x box etc.i wish it towards till the end. thank you. …more


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my dream !by hudaif (0 comments)

i have a lot of dreams !have a cat as a pet , buy a x box etc.i wish it towards till the end. thank you. …more


Love of my lifeby Christine (0 comments)

I married my high school sweetheart! We have two children. At the young age of 43 he suffered a cardiac arrest while working with our son (19) Our son began CPR. My husband "died" 4 times... He has …more


New to caregivingby Martha McDown (2 comments)

I'm a caregiver to my husband who was diagnosed with Parkinson's. It's been a long, long journey but, it's just beginning. I have been doing it alone for 3yrs He deserves better care but I'm not …more

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