Many people are caring for a chronically ill or
disabled spouse, parent, or other family member. Caregiving can be a rewarding
experience, especially when you know that your care makes a positive
difference. But caregiving can be difficult. There are three tips to being a
- Take care of yourself.
- Don't help
too much. Let the person do as much as he or she can.
- Ask for
This topic will tell you more about these tips and how they
can help both you and the person you are caring for.
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Shelly R. Garone, MD, FACP - Palliative Medicine
July 6, 2012
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