Caregivers and Other Heroes

Caregivers inspire us through their dedication and selflessness. Browse our full collection of stories about these people who give so much of themselves in care of others, as well as other heroes who inspire us.

Love, Care and Commitment by Chris MacLellan

Everyone has a story, but not everyone gets to tell their story. We were fortunate to have our Caregiving story told by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel entitled: In Sickness and In Health: A Couple’s Final Journey The story of Chris MacLellan and his partner Richard (Bernard) Schiffer was chronicled in a 2015 Pulitzer Prize-Nominated […]

A Celebration of Seniors and Caregivers

People 65 and older numbered 46.2 million in 2014. They represented 14.5% of the U.S. population, approximately one in every seven Americans. As people grow older, they often need assistance. Caregivers help clients with self-care and everyday tasks. They also provide social supports and assistance that enable clients to participate in their communities. This summer, […]

Top 10 Stories of 2015 on

In 2015, the stories submitted and published on revolved around family history, heroes, caregivers, spiritual legacies and overcoming challenges. Some were poignant; others were humorous, and all of them were special memories in the lives of the contributors. These were the most popular stories of last year: I Lost My Brother, but I Found […]

Dying and Living

Have you ever died and lived in the same day?   My name is Becky Carden and I have. On July 21, 1951, a miracle happened: I was declared dead, and then I was brought back to life. My poor mother almost died