Birthday Celebration: Tweet Your Story
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 Amazon.com gift card. When you post a comment today, you’ll also be entered to win our grand prize of $100 cash.
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