How Can You Help?

When your loved one is in the hospital, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

Going through a diagnosis, medical treatment or procedure is harrowing — and so is being the only support for your loved one. Both of you can feel less anxious when you understand what is happening and what may come next.

The links below will help you research a variety of medical conditions, commonly used medications and surgical procedures. You can also peruse the caregiver instructions to gain a fuller picture of what might be expected of you in your new role.