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Caregiving Conversations: Faith is Key

Caregiving Conversations: Faith is Key



Russell talks about how his faith helped him and his wife, as she faced terminal cancer.

Caregiving Conversations: My Turn Now

Caregiving Conversations: My Turn Now

Carol shares the fulfillment she gets from caring for her mother, who has now moved into her home.


Caregiving Conversations: Complimentary Medicine Offers Comfort

Caregiving Conversations: Complimentary Medicine Offers Comfort

Professional caregiver Kathryn encourages people to explore complimentary medicine, like aroma therapy, yoga, and acupuncture, in addition to conventional medical treatments.


Caregiving Conversations: Being Fully Present is Key

Caregiving Conversations: Being Fully Present is Key

As a professional caregiver, Kathryn advises that the key is to clear your own mind, be fully present, and to listen carefully.


Caregiving Conversations: The End brought them Closer Together

Caregiving Conversations: The End brought them Closer Together

Richard talks about some of the conversations he had with his sister, before she died, brought them closer together.


Caregiving Conversations: Trying to Hold Back Tears

Caregiving Conversations: Trying to Hold Back Tears

Richard shares how daily visits to his dying niece affected him and his perspective on end of life.


Caregiving Conversations: Deep Responsibility of Guardianship

Caregiving Conversations: Deep Responsibility of Guardianship

Phoebe experienced the role of guardian as a responsibility similar to caring for the needs of an infant.


Caregiving Conversations: Helping One Another is Tradition

Caregiving Conversations: Helping One Another is Tradition

Phoebe shares how her Dakota heritage guided her caregiving efforts.


Caregiving Conversations: Prioritizing Last Wishes

Caregiving Conversations: Prioritizing Last Wishes

April talks about the stress of handling the challenging job her mother’s estate in accordance with her wishes, as she faced her last days.


Caregiving Conversations: Dealing with Family Dysfunction

Caregiving Conversations: Dealing with Family Dysfunction

April talks about how she was the only person in her family able to care for her terminally sick mother.


Caregiving Conversations: Finding Joy in All Moments

Caregiving Conversations: Finding Joy in All Moments

Shavon drew inspiration from seeing how gracefully her grandparents handled their illnesses in their declining days.


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