A Helping Hand for the Care Giver - Anne V Graziani Fund
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A Helping Hand for the Care Giver

Being a primary caretaker for a loved one with cancer is a wonderful gift. It is, however, a gift that can be overwhelming at times.

 

Feelings of entrapment and/ or depression are common for primary caregivers. Feeling this way is not something to be ashamed of. You are doing a great job. Do not be afraid to ask for help. Sometimes taking some time off is beneficial both for yourself and for the person you are caring for. If you have a chance to reset, you can return clearer and more able to help.

 

If you require a helping hand there are options available for you:

 

 

 

 

 

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center also offers caregiver support through services, support groups and help at home. Find out more about the options here: https://www.helpforcancercaregivers.org/

 

 

Author: Mary-Anne Elizabeth Wright

 

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