There is always a beginning and an end to caregiving, and we are not prepared for either of these life-changing experiences.
Everywhere I look in this house, something reminds me of Mom. The memories are precious, and my life is all the richer for them.
Stacey recalls several life-changing moments that gave her the comfort and assurance she needed as her mother made her life transition.
Grieving is a normal part of the caregiving process that brings with it valuable lessons that help us become our best selves.
Eight years after a pivotal conversation with his late partner Richard, Chris reflects on end-of-life decision-making and the catharsis of storytelling.
"Should" may be the single worst word you can say to a caregiver. A former caregivers explains why.
Twelve years after the loss of his wife Desiree, Robert shares seven valuable lessons he learned from being her caregiver.
If you've ever felt numb through your caregiving experience, you're not alone. A common coping mechanism during periods of prolonged stress and trauma is suppressing your own feelings.
My heart goes out to those who are alone in providing care to a loved one, but they shouldn’t have to. That has to change.
God did not heal Ron. But God did take Ron home to heaven to live with Him. And it is now, as I approach the one year anniversary of his home going, that I am finding rest.
There are many circumstances that can challenge our sense of control. Louisa Stringer reflects on a time when she felt lost and what eventually brought her stability.
I am missing the smell of burnt toast more than I could have imagined.
Grief is different for everyone. For me, it has primarily manifested itself in short, intense bursts of memory that can be horribly painful for a moment and then gone as quickly as they came.