The role of caregiver can come about expectedly or thrust upon someone suddenly. Caregivers may often be overlooked, as the focus is on the patient's care.
It is important to show caregivers that they are appreciated. We'd like to use this month to acknowledge those who selflessly provide care and support to their loved ones.
Win a Swag Bag for Your Caregiver
Post a message to your caregiver or a picture with your caregiver on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and use the hashtag #LLScaregiver for a chance to win. Winners will be chosen at random by November 30.
The following free resources are available to caregivers:
Download or order a copy of the Caregiver Workbook, which contains worksheets to help you stay organized, and information and resources to use throughout the caregiving journey.
Listen to the webcast, Who Gives Care To The Caregiver?
Chat with other caregivers Monday evenings from 8-10 pm ET.
Watch videos with information, resources and support for caregivers.
Listen to the episode Coping as a Caregiver, featuring clinical psychologist Dr. Marni Amsellem.
Join a community of other caregivers.
A support program that links you with a trained peer volunteer who has experienced a similar situation.
Speak one-on-one with an Information Specialist who can assist you through cancer treatment, financial and social challenges and give accurate, up-to-date disease, treatment and support information. Our Information Specialists are master's level oncology social workers, nurses and health educators.