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Family and Caregiver Support

Being a caregiver to a cancer patient is a big responsibility.

You may find yourself suddenly thrust into keeping track of appointments and medications, providing transportation, and managing additional expenses that are part of cancer treatment. Your relationship with the loved one you’re caring for may change. 

We know it can be tough, but asking for help from your community and making time for your own self-care will help you be a better caregiver to your loved one. If you are a caregiver and need assistance, please contact our licensed social worker at (315) 261-5015.

The National Cancer Institute offers tips for caregivers.

The American Cancer Society offers advice on caregiving, self-care, and lending support. 

Dana-Farber offers caregiver resources, tips on self-care, and recommended reading.