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We started this blog to show that you are never alone in your caregiving journey. Discover articles, tips, and stories covering the experience of caring for loved ones.

Articles and Resources

  • Caregiver caring for their child with autism.

    Caregiving For Your Child, Young or Old, with Autism

    A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows one in 36 (2.8%) 8-year-old children in the U.S. have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Furthermore, according to Autism Speaks, 80% of adults with autism live at home and receive support from a caregiver. In other words, if you’re taking…

    Read more: Caregiving For Your Child, Young or Old, with Autism
  • Caregiver caring for their child with autism.

    Caregiving For Your Child, Young or Old, with Autism

    A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows one in 36 (2.8%) 8-year-old children in the U.S. have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Furthermore, according to Autism Speaks, 80% of adults with autism live at home and receive support from a caregiver. In other words, if you’re taking…

    Read more: Caregiving For Your Child, Young or Old, with Autism
  • Are you a caregiver and don't know it?

    Are You A Caregiver and Don’t Know It?

    It’s a fact: many people are caregivers and don’t even realize it. As reported by Careforth CEO Matt Marek in McKnight’s Home Care, nearly one third of the U.S. population either gives or receives family care at home. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimates that about 53 million Americans…

    Read more: Are You A Caregiver and Don’t Know It?

Sharing Strength and Inspiration

Being a caregiver is complicated. Because looking after a loved one isn’t always easy. There are good days and bad. Laughter and tears. Challenges and victories. That’s why it’s so important to share stories. It’s how we connect with each other. And remember we’re not alone. 

Hear from Careforth caregivers. Their journeys may help guide or inspire yours.

Image of Katiria with her grandmother

Katiria

Katiria cares for her grandmother Maria with the help of their Careforth care manager, Erin.

“Our care manager, Erin—what an amazing person, treated me and Grandma with so much respect. Made us feel we were part of the team.”

Richard

Richard cares for his mother, Gloria, with the help of their Careforth care manager, Caesar.

“It’s my mom. There’s only one mom you have in this world and I would not turn my back on her.”

An image of Richard with his mother Gloria
An image of Alice talking to her mother Edra

Alice

Alice cares for her mother of 86, Edra, with the help of Careforth.

“I didn’t have a problem taking care of her. It was something I’ve done for years and it was just something that needed to be done. I would rather have her at home than in a nursing home.”

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