Over the years the 19-year-old had become all too familiar with her role as caregiver for her mother and her father.
For Easley, one of the most important steps to helping her husband was learning to legitimize her own position as a caregiver.
I am a caregiver for my mother with no help from anyone...and it is very hard.
caregiver care·giv·er (kâr'gĭv'ər)
An individual, such as a physician, nurse, or social worker, who assists in the identification, prevention, or treatment of an illness or disability.
An individual, such as a parent, foster parent, or head of a household, who attends to the needs of a child or dependent adult.