Finding a Lifeline to Hope and Stability

Brian, 42, was born with Marfan syndrome, a disorder that can cause cardiovascular and skeletal problems, but so far, his condition hadn’t slowed him down. In addition to his job as IT director for a ...

Regaining Health, Independence, and Hope

Barbara* had always tended to the needs of others—her second-grade students, her cats, and her beloved husband. As his seizure disorder and dementia progressed, she became his full-time caregiver, neglecting her own health. Shortly after ...

Sparking the Life of a Loved One With Dementia

When Ellen was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, her daughter wanted to care for her mother at home. But like many busy families, it was a struggle to tend to Ellen’s needs while also raising children ...

Sandy’s Story: Advocacy, Healing, and Friendship

Here’s what Homespire client Sandy Steele, 74, says about the chronic medical condition she’s lived with since birth: “The engineers must have been on strike the day they were putting me together.” That plucky attitude—along ...