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By Joy McCall, Aug 26, 2014
When a loved one has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition, such as cancer, most often it is a family member, spouse or close friend who becomes the primary caregiver and assists in the care of the patient. This is a big responsibility and can be overwhelming. It is important for the caregiver to also take care of themselves throughout this challenging time. Here are some tips for caring for the caregiver:
Caring for a loved one is such an important role. It is important to remember that caregivers need to be taken care of too!
About the Author
Located at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Joy McCall, MSW works with the Bone Marrow Transplant Center, hematology and gynecologic cancer teams and their patients.
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