Information and support for family members and loved ones of cancer patients who are accepting the challenge of being the caregivers outside of the hospital setting.
Caregiving Basics An overview of cancer caregiving including tips for providing care for a loved one and caring for yourself.Caregiving: Roles and Tasks An introduction to the job description for a caregiver, including the physical, practical and emotional needs of your loved one and how to manage their needs and your role as caregiver. Caregiving: Getting Organized and Mobilizing Help An introduction to the skills needed to be a caregiver, getting organized and tapping your support network for help. Using these skills will help make your caregiving experience a positive one for both yourself and your loved one.
Compassion Fatigue and Self Care for Caregivers Caregiving can be exhausting and when it becomes too much, caregivers can experience "compassion fatigue." Learn how to care for the caregiver.