A study published by the American Psychological Association states that "People who regularly care for or assist a family member or friend with health problems are more likely to neglect their own health, particularly by not having insurance or putting off necessary health services due to cost." It comes as no surprise to most of us that those who are in the caregiver role may neglect their own needs whether they are physical, mental or emotional needs.
If you find yourself in this situation, reach out. We have programs to help those going through cancer who are having financial difficulties.
When caregivers need care