Inspirational Quotes for Caregivers

Find caregiver quotes for those involved in this most important, meaningful work for our loved ones. The home care industry and those providing in-home caregiving for their loved ones offers a powerful opportunity alongside unceasing challenges. A positive attitude becomes an essential ingredient. These words of strength for a caregiver are meant to be digested and shared, often.

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Quotes for Caregivers

“Whatever your strength is, that’s okay. Be patient at the beginning to figure out what your role will be. Don’t be afraid. Empower yourself with information, and that information will give you the strength that you need.” – Patrick Dempsey, on caring for his mother diagnosed with ovarian cancer  

“You go through your life trying to do the best you can, doing it elegantly, and with grace and dignity. That’s my motto.” – Maria Shriver, on caring for her father who passed away from Alzheimer’s 

“A support group I’d been attending helped me understand that it was OK to find a place for my mom. It provided the resources to educate myself on what our choices were and to find her a safe place. My brother supported me; cousins who had been through a similar experience with their mother encouraged me. Mom’s now in a wonderful place dedicated to caring for people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. She receives excellent and compassionate care.”Katharine A. Díaz, writer, editor and broadcaster

“There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers. Those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.” Rosalyn Carter, Former First Lady of the United States

Inspirational Quotes for Caregivers

“Sometimes asking for help is the most meaningful example of self-reliance.”Cory Booker, US Senator

If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude.”Amy Tan, Author of The Joy Luck Club

“Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn’t know possible.”Tia Walker, from The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love

“You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live.”Joan Baez, folk singer and songwriter 

“From caring comes courage.”Lao Tzu

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“Impossible situations can become possible miracles.” – Robert H. Schuller

“Offering care means being a companion, not a superior. It doesn’t matter whether the person we are caring for is experiencing cancer, the flu, dementia, or grief. If you are a doctor or surgeon, your expertise and knowledge comes from a superior position. But when our role is to be providers of care, we should be there as equals.”Judy Cornish, The Dementia Handbook: How to Provide Dementia Care at Home

“My caregiver mantra is to remember: the only control you have is over the changes you choose to make.”Nancy L. Kriseman, Mindful Caregiver: Finding Easecb: Finding Ease in the Caregiving Journey

“Many of us follow the commandment ‘Love One Another.’ When it relates to caregiving, we must love one another with boundaries. We must acknowledge that we are included in the ‘Love One Another.”

“The miracle is this: the more we share, the more we have.”Leonard Nimoy

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“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” – Kahlil Gibran