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The Inside Job of Caregiving

The Inside Job of Caregiving

  My journey through deep loss was also a transformation back into my heart. This deeply personal odyssey began with my husband’s spinal cord stroke that shook the very foundation of our lives. A long caregiving chapter had begun—a period marked by chaos and obstacles that tested my resilience and demanded introspection and understanding of […]

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Rhyming Memories

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1973 I am three years old and can’t even read yet, but my grandmother can. She is sitting with me on the black, floral, sectional couch in her living room, holding a green book that hasn’t had a dust cover since my mother was young. It’s a grown-up book – no pictures, just words –

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Kinship Caregiving:
When Grandparents are Primary Caregivers

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When people hear the term “family caregiver,” they typically associate it with an adult son or daughter caring for their ailing or elderly parent or grandparent, but caregiving also encompasses caring for children (special needs or not), and adults of any age who are not capable of caring for themselves. One special kind of family

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