Action Cards: Being a Caregiver

Use these card decks to help manage your symptoms from cancer treatment.

 

Being a Caregiver

Understanding your role and its responsibilities is the first step toward being an effective caregiver. Use these tips to get started.

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  • Understand your role. Caregivers do a lot. They communicate, make decisions, and support the patient.

  • Communicate openly and often. Talk with your loved one about how you can help, and be honest when you need extra support.

  • Think about the impact on your life. Plan for these changes, like taking time off from work or being away from home a lot.

  • Keep records. Thorough records of appointments, treatments, and medications can help you file health insurance claims.

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