The role of caregiver is one of the most important during a loved ones cancer journey. Here is a curated list of key tools and resources.


caregiver tools and resources

 

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America - For Caregivers
Provides information on what to expect and caregiver tips.

CANCERCare
Provides free, professional support services for caregivers and loved ones, as well as caregiving information and additional resources.

Family Caregiver Alliance
Provides a comprehensive collection of family-friendly publications filled with practical information on caregiving issues and health conditions.

NCCS - Cancer Survival Toolbox
The award-winning Cancer Survival Toolbox is a free audio program. It was created by leading cancer organizations to help people develop skills to better meet and understand the challenges of their illness.

Disability Benefits Guide & Calculator
Guide that explains how Social Security disability benefits work while helping you determine whether your disability, illness, or chronic condition is enough to qualify. Walks you through each step of the process, and tells you what to expect during each stage of your Social Security disability application. Meanwhile, the disability benefits calculator will help you get an estimate of how much you might collect from Social Security disability or SSI if your case is approved.

60+ Discounts, Health Care Resources, and Helpful Programs for People with Disabilities
Guide that includes: A guide to navigating Social Security benefits, Information on health insurance, A list of ways to save on housing and upgrades to make your home more accessible, Tips for saving on everyday items, travel, and entertainment, A list of organizations that are helpful resources for people with disabilities.

Consumer Safety Guide
Provides information about possible risks for drugs and medical devices on the market. They have a team of lawyers to take action if you or loved one has suffered injuries from such products.