Birthday Celebration: Tweet Your Story


Birthday Celebration: Tweet Your Story

tweet-155281_640Every day this week, we’re celebrating’s 19th birthday with activities and prizes.

Today, we’re celebrating and breaking to disrupt on Twitter by sharing your caregiving stories; use this hashtag: #icare. You can share your story in several tweets, which could look like this:

I began caring for my grandmother 10 years ago when she was diagnosed with cancer. We now live together. #icare

I help my grandmother with her personal care and oversee her medical care. I advocate on her behalf for quality care. #icare

The toughest time for me was when I couldn’t find help in my community. I felt alone and isolated, stranded. #icare

I have support now, through family and friends and online. I am so grateful for the help and support I have which help me cope. #icare

The best thing I did was start a journal so that I could capture my days with my grandmother and express my worries and heartache. #icare

I recommend these resources for family caregivers: (insert recommended resources) #icare

We’re telling our stories of care today. Tell yours, too! And, follow our stories with our hashtag: #icare.

Once you share on Twitter, let us know in our comments section, below.

Once you share your update, let us know in our comments section, below. I’ll choose a random winner to receive a $10 gift card. When you post a comment today, you’ll also be entered to win our grand prize of $100 cash.

(Note: To win a daily prize and/or a grand prize, you must be a current or former family caregiver, a member of and participate in one of our daily disrupt activities. Not a member of Create your free account and join us.)