This Song Could Be a Caregiver’s Anthem
Donna O’Donnell Figurski
I happened to hear this old hit song (“Lean on Me”) a couple of days ago. After listening to the lyrics, I realized it reflects what we caregivers do. We just want to help.
We don’t look this bad.
As the song implies, we give much-needed help. “Lean on Me” could be our anthem. Give it a listen.
PS. I just had to dance with this man to that song and we each did a bit of “leaning on.”
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Caregiver’s We Appreciate You
Penny Byler – Brain Injury Survivor
For the caregivers and families of us survivors, I know there is so much you can never understand about what we live with every day. But, please know that all you do is noticed and appreciated. Sometimes, we just don’t have the words to let you know that we understand that, on the day our life as we knew it completely ended, you also lost someone.
Most of you never had the chance to mourn the loss of the loved one you knew because you were too busy helping this “new” person fit in where your dreams for your loved one left off. Although we don’t always show it, your kindness, love, support, and acceptance are noticed and appreciated. Thank you for never giving up on us. You help us know we can continue. We may not have the words to use when we need them, but you will see it in our eyes, by a touch of the hand, or when we smile.
You are a very important part of our recovery. You are noticed. You are appreciated.
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