PEOPLE (72%) THINK RESOURCES TO HELP THEIR FRIENDS AND FAMILY COPE WITH AND UNDERSTAND THEIR ADVANCED BREAST CANCER WOULD BE HELPFUL
You may not think of yourself as a caregiver, but this term is commonly used to describe a loved one who provides care and support for a patient. And you don’t have to be related or attend every doctor’s appointment. Caregivers provide support in a variety of ways – from doing laundry and picking up prescriptions, to taking a loved one out for some fun or simply listening to their concerns.
While support needs vary, your efforts big or small are helpful. It can be a challenge to care for someone with advanced breast cancer. That’s why it’s important for you to feel supported, too.
Taking care of someone living with advanced or metastatic breast cancer can be hard in a number of ways– emotionally, physically, financially and logistically.
One of the best ways to help your loved one is to remember to care for yourself. Here are some resources that you may find helpful: