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Showing You Care

  • Being a Caregiver

    "Formal" caregivers are paid for their services and have had training and education in providing care. "Informal" caregivers, also called family caregivers, are people who provide care to family or friends, usually without payment.

  • Making the Home Environment Safe

    Home safety is important when you're caring for an ill, aging, or disabled person. Use this helpful checklist as a guide.

  • Assistive Equipment for the Home

    Assistive equipment is any kind of tool or device that can help simplify caregiving or make the environment safer for an ill, disabled, or elderly person.

  • Easy Ways to Show Someone You Care

    Whether you are a spouse, child, sibling, parent, or friend of a cancer patient, it is important that you never stop expressing your love. Showing how much you care is not only important on holidays and special occasions. It should be done every day of the year.