Caregiving assumes many forms. Universal for all, caregiving allows a pause in self-focus, a rise above oneself, and a cultivation of compassion so profound as to forge a bond of love that exceeds all limits.

On National Caregivers Day, do not underestimate the power of a touch, of patient listening, or helping with a simple task.

Four caregiver images

Bottom right image: Sisters provide guidance and care at a Canton, Ohio area school where 94% of students live at or below poverty.