As survivors we acknowledge that caregivers have their own unique experiences of dealing with our illnesses, and we have created this section, CAREGIVER2CAREGIVER, for caregivers to share wisdom from their journeys with other caregivers. What do you wish someone had told you earlier on?
If you are or have been a Caregiver and have advice, support or information that you’d like to pass on to others in this section, please send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are two resources that might be helpful as you navigate the sometimes bumpy road of caregiving. Thank you for all that you do to provide comfort and care and so much more to us survivors.
Be an advocate for your loved one. You know what your loved one can handle. If the pain medicine isnʼt working or the anti nausea medicine isnʼt working, keep working with the doctors until you find out what does work for them. Donʼt be afraid to go to another doctor...