Caregivers are often putting faced with putting the needs of others above their own. It is being more widely acknowledged how damaging this can be on both the caregiver and the patients. Emotionally and physically.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has released a webcast entitled
“Who Gives Care to the Caregiver”
Featuring Dr. Allison Applebaum, Director of the Caregivers Clinic, Memorial Sloan Kettering Counseling Center, New York, NY
In addition, the WMFC have created a Caregivers category on the Canadian Lifeline List. Caregivers may also wish to attend support group meetings, join the WMFC Facebook Group. The IWMF also has a resource page dedicated to caregivers.
If you are a caregiver and in need of support or if you wish to add your name to the Caregivers category on our Canadian Lifeline list please feel free to contact us.