Items Tagged ‘emotional support’

Self-care for the caregiver

August 16, 2017

Self-care for the caregiver

By uclahealth uclahealth

If you’re caring for a family member with a life-threatening illness such as cancer, you know the demands can be emotionally and physically overwhelming. Taking time to care for yourself is critical. The effects of caregiving on your health Going to your loved one’s doctor appointments, managing medications, running errands, and helping with bathing, dressing […]

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Tags: caregiver health, caregiver stress, caregivers, emotional support, self-care for U, support groups


After a loved one's diagnosis

June 13, 2017

After a loved one’s diagnosis

By uclahealth uclahealth

Helping a friend or family member who is facing a health battle can be daunting. You may not know what to say or do. However, simply showing you care can provide someone who is sick with much needed comfort. Try these three strategies to show your support. 1. Visit regularly Seeing your loved one in […]

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Tags: Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, elderly care, emotional support, healthcare, hospital visitors, medical care, Project Angel Food, visiting in the hospital