Care for a loved one with cancer while caring for yourself
Looking after someone with cancer can be complex, overwhelming, and emotionally draining all at once. As a caregiver, you may also overlook your own well-being while you focus on your loved one. This book empowers you to be an attentive, thoughtful, and compassionate caregiver for your friend or family member with cancer. You'll also find practical everyday advice for meeting your own physical and emotional needs while dealing with the unique challenges you face.
- Understanding cancer--Learn how cancer affects the body at every stage, determine the steps that come after diagnosis, and examine cancer treatments and side effects.
- Knowledge caregivers need--Find info on navigating health care, financial and legal decisions, and much more.
- What to say and ask--Find questions to ask your loved one's care team and health providers, and discover how to be an advocate in different situations.
Support your loved one while also practicing self-care with the help of this compassionate choice in caregiving and cancer books.
About the Author
VICTORIA LANDES, LCSW, has worked in the medical field for 30 years. Vicki served as the breast care coordinator for Kaiser Permanente for 12 years, where she accompanied breast cancer survivors and their loved ones through the diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship phases of care.