AZ AARP 2018 Day at the Legislature
January 26, 2018
“Caregiving has pushed me to do things outside of my comfort zone, and I’ve embraced that nurturing part of myself that I didn’t know I had.”
Sharon G., caregiver to her son, a veteran
Mary lives with late stage Alzheimer’s so Patty spends about 9 hours daily to assist her with things like bathing, cooking, dressing, and going to the doctor’s office for appointments. Patty takes Mary to an Adult Day Center three days a week through the Arizona Caregiver Coalition so that she can enjoy respite. Mary loved it at the center and made friends. It became something that she truly looked forward to every week.
Patty P., caregiver to her mother
“Being a caregiver is not for the faint of heart… as caregivers we are soldiers!”
Rick D., caregiver to his wife
I didn’t know I needed a break, until I got respite.
Jeanne K., caregiver to her husband
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