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Caregivers

If you or someone you know needs support during and after cancer treatment, there are many wonderful resources that can assist. Below you will find some helpful links

Resources (general caregiving):

http://www.helpguide.org/topics/caregiving.htm

http://caregiver.com/index.htm

http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/caregiver-stress.html


Resources (cancer caregiving):

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/caregivers/

http://www.cancercare.org/tagged/caregiving

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/caregivers/patient

http://cancer.ucsd.edu/coping/resources-education/Pages/caregiver-tips.aspx

http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/counseling-support/caregivers-families

http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/survivorship/caregivers/resources.htm

http://www.lbbc.org/Understanding-Breast-Cancer/Breast-Cancer-Basics/FAQs-about-Breast-Cancer/FAQs-about-Metastatic-Breast-Cancer/Caregiver-FAQs/(audience)/4142/

http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-journey/if-you-re-a-caregiver/?region=nu

http://www.uchospitals.edu/online-library/content=CDR682690


Resources (caregiver support):

http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/MainMenu/Family-Friends/Caregiving

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/coping/caring-for-the-caregiver

http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Patient-and-Family-Support/For-Caregivers.aspx

http://www.cancer.net/coping-and-emotions/caregiver-support/

https://helpforcancercaregivers.org/

http://caregiver.org/taking-care-you-self-care-family-caregivers

https://www.roswellpark.org/patients/living-cancer/caregivers/caregiver-tips


Articles:

http://www.everydayhealth.com/breast-cancer/0809/when-partner-has-breast-cancer-men-find-their-own-ways-to-cope.aspx

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/03/booming/advice-for-caregivers-of-relatives-with-cancer.html?_r=0

http://www.healthcaredesignmagazine.com/article/fundamentals-cancer-center-design-caregivers

http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/01/health/cancer-control/

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/03/booming/advice-for-caregivers-of-relatives-with-cancer.html?_r=0

http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/22/for-traumatized-caregivers-therapy-helps/
 

Pictures:

https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.pwcgov.org/government/dept/aaa/pages/caregiver-assistance.aspx&sa=U&ei=WkhNU_-lLOaN0AGGoYGYBg&ved=0CDoQ9QEwBg&usg=AFQjCNGNRidItvZ1Bt37B7VB5hXKMFxe5Q

https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/01/health/cancer-control/&sa=U&ei=XklNU-aFH4Oc0AGxgoCwCg&ved=0CDIQ9QEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEndmPQp26XCxA96DjK6mr0xRP2Qg

https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.health.com/health/condition-article/0,,20189265,00.html&sa=U&ei=XklNU-aFH4Oc0AGxgoCwCg&ved=0CEAQ9QEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNEG5Ahp9eld6sCvOq5R66lO4ikBTg

https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.apa.org/pi/about/publications/caregivers/practice-settings/intervention/family-cancer.aspx&sa=U&ei=XklNU-aFH4Oc0AGxgoCwCg&ved=0CD4Q9QEwCA&usg=AFQjCNEbA_F-Q5xwuwCV2stvH4B5JUq1uQ

https://www.google.com/url?q=http://hcrfl.wordpress.com/2012/11/03/caregivers-the-unsung-heroes-of-the-cancer-patient/&sa=U&ei=XklNU-aFH4Oc0AGxgoCwCg&ved=0CFAQ9QEwEQ&usg=AFQjCNEw4RTE5nVwUfvbDW2IkNmG7vKefQ


For male/husband caregivers:

http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/features/mans-guide-to-breast-cancer

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/avon_foundation_breast_center/treatments_services/survivor_care/caregivers_role.html (caregiver husband made the videos on the site)

https://www.menagainstbreastcancer.org/about-us/

http://www.chron.com/breast-cancer-awareness/article/Breast-cancer-Caregivers-support-groups-address-4882301.php

http://www.healthcentral.com/breast-cancer/breast-cancer-husbands.html


Helping Children Cope with a Sick Loved One

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/childrenandcancer/index

http://www.willow.org/children

http://ww5.komen.org/uploadedFiles/Content_Binaries/806-403a.pdf

http://www.cancercare.org/publications/22-helping_children_when_a_family_member_has_cancer

http://www.cancerwa.asn.au/patients/coping-with-cancer/talking-to-your-children/


Books for Helping Children

http://www.shopkomen.com/PDF/KOMEED040000.pdf

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002601-pdf.pdf

http://motherswithcancer.wordpress.com/for-kids/

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bookstore/acs-books-for-children

http://www.breastfriends.org/resources/recommended-books/books-for-children/

http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/telling_family/ask_expert/2004_09/question_10