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primary caregiver

the main person who cares for the patient. In the home, this is usually an unpaid family member, spouse, or close friend.

Who is a caregiver?

... Unpaid caregivers are sometimes called informal caregivers or lay caregivers.
In most cases, the main (primary) caregiver is a spouse, partner, or ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/caregivers/copingasacaregiver/howtocareforalovedonewithcancer/being-a-caregiver-who-is-a-caregiver

Hospice Care

... term care facility hospice programs, the free-standing hospice can benefit
patients who don't have primary caregivers available at ... Primary caregiver ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002868-pdf.pdf

Where is hospice care given?

... the home hospice program, the main caregiver is usually ... use a hospice team
of caregivers who visit ... care but don't have primary caregivers to take ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/choosingyourtreatmentteam/hospicecare/hospice-care-settings

Cancer Caregivers, Don't Forget Yourselves

... kind of thinking "denial." Sometimes caregivers need a ... I humbly submit three
key caregiver self-care ... First: If you are the primary caregiver, ask for ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2011/08/02/cancer-caregivers-dont-forget-yourselves.aspx

Cancer of Unknown Primary | American Cancer Society

... Facing a cancer of unknown primary? Connect with patients, survivors, and
caregivers through the American Cancer Society's online communities ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerofunknownprimary/index

Choosing a hospice care program

... What responsibilities are expected of the primary caregiver? ... Does the
agency train, supervise, and monitor its caregivers? ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/choosingyourtreatmentteam/hospicecare/hospice-care-questions

Additional resources for cancer of unknown primary

... Additional resources for cancer of unknown primary. More information from
your American Cancer Society. ... Family and caregiver concerns. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerofunknownprimary/detailedguide/cancer-unknown-primary-additional

Cancer - Unknown Primary

... primary More information from your American Cancer Society ... When Cancer
Doesn't Go Away Family and caregiver concerns ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003092-pdf.pdf

What It Takes to Be a Caregiver

... Unpaid caregivers are sometimes called informal caregivers or lay caregivers.
In most cases, the main (primary) caregiver is a spouse, partner, or ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003199-pdf.pdf

What Is This?

... Provides referrals to centers that care for children while the primary caregiver
is unavailable due to a ... Assistance to in-home caregivers of patients. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/supportprogramsservices/resources-what-is-this