Category: Stories

I was still trying to figure out my own life. Aisha Adkins on taking on life-or-death caregiver responsibilities at 28.

Aisha Adkins is a 33 year old family caregiver from Atlanta, Georgia. Not only was her caregiving role unexpected, the...

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I knew the Alzheimer’s had taken over. Debbie Borque on feeling defeated by a disease.

Debbie Borque is a 60 year old family caregiver from Biddleford, Maine. One thing she makes plain is that even...

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The system is the problem. Miri Lyons opens up about being stretched between work and caregiving.

Miri Lyons is a 36 year old family caregiver and in-home care worker from Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Miri has oriented...

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I was successful, thanks to my mother. Skip Worchester on how caregiving can also unearth difficult emotions.

Skip Worchester is a 72 year old veteran, family caregiver, and elder from Hermon, Maine. Skip cared for his mother...

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The hardest time of my life. Lee Giles reflects on her past and her daughter’s future.

Lee Giles is a 74 year old family caregiver, homecare worker, and elder from Veazie, Maine. Lee’s been around the...

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A revolving door that never stopped. Claire Unsinn on how she and her siblings take on caregiving.

Claire Unsinn is a 67 year old family caregiver from Kennebunk, Maine. Claire talks frankly about the challenges that come...

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What is a caregiver worth? Leighann Gillis of Westbrook, ME tells us.

Leighann Gillis is a 30 year old caregiver from Westbrook, Maine. One of the things that stood out for us...

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Tuning in to Speechless and talking – and laughing – about caregiving

The life of a caregiver is so much more than simply caregiving. Can you imagine losing your home while also...

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Keep families together – and free!

Caring means you do whatever you need to do in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the people...

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Imagine 2048

Imagination is powerful. When we imagine, we step outside existing boundaries. We step outside existing obligations. We unleash our vision....

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