Steps to Become an Informed Caregiver

  1. Become informed about the disease & disability
  2. Become informed about agencies or organizations that can offer assistance and resources
  3. Network with other caregivers for support & suggestions
  4. Join a support group
  5. Take advantage of respite care (temporary relief) when available
  6. Allow friends to assist when offered
  7. Develop a care team
  8. Learn stress management techniques
  9. Learn time management techniques
  10. Read, Read, Read