Caregiver Health

What is a caregiver?

A caregiver gives care to someone who needs help taking care of themselves. The person who needs help may be a child, an adult, or an older adult. They may need help because of an injury, chronic illness, or disability.

Some caregivers are informal caregivers. They are usually family members or friends. Other caregivers are paid professionals. Caregivers may give care at home or in a hospital or other health care setting. Sometimes they are caregiving from a distance. The types of tasks that caregivers do may include:

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  1. Caregiver Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is a caregiver? A caregiver gives care to someone who needs help taking care of themselves. The person who needs help may be a child, an ... of an injury, chronic illness, or disability. Some caregivers are informal caregivers. They are usually family members ...
  2. Caregivers (National Library of Medicine)  
    A caregiver gives care to someone who needs help taking care of themselves. The person who needs help may ... illness such as Alzheimer's disease or cancer. Some caregivers are informal caregivers. They are usually family members ...
  3. Alzheimer's Caregivers (National Library of Medicine)  
    A caregiver gives care to someone who needs help taking care of themselves. It can be rewarding. It may ... will need more and more help. As a caregiver, it is important for you to learn about ...
  4. Caregiver Action Network (Caregiver Action Network)  
    ... kind of caregiver are you? What Kind of Caregiver I just realized I'm a family caregiver now I have been a family caregiver for years I work full-time & I'm ...
  5. Informal Caregivers in Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Cancer/Related Issues ... Cancer ... Caregivers/Specifics ... Caregivers ... Informal caregivers help many cancer patients receive part of their care at home and have an ...
  6. Caregiver Stress (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
    Caregiver Health/Specifics ... Caregiver Health ... Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health
  7. Caregivers/Specifics ... Caregivers ... Family Caregiver Alliance
  8. Caregiver Statistics: Demographics (Family Caregiver Alliance)  
    Caregivers/Statistics and Research ... Caregivers ... Family Caregiver Alliance
  9. Family Caregiver Alliance (Family Caregiver Alliance)  
  10. If you are about to become a caregiver for a person with cancer here are some things to think about.
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