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Cancer Support Group For Caregivers

Author : K Walsh

Submitted : 2010-10-06 09:00:14    Word Count : 511    Popularity:   105

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Cancer is a harsh and terrible disease for both the person diagnosed and his/her family members. Apart from being a life-changing experience for the patient, caregivers also need help going though this hard time. Cancer support can be of great help, both the one found online and its real life counterpart. Sharing your experience with other people that are going through the same thing can provide comfort and relieve stress.

Cancer Support Groups

Just like patients, caregivers also need cancer support groups to share situations that theyíre going though daily. Talking about these issues with people that know and have had the same experience can help a caregiver cope with pain and mixed emotions. Moreover, itís not an easy thing to support cancer patients and help them if you donít know what to expect. By being part of a group, a caregiver will be able to learn from othersí experiences and will not panic in various situations. Also, people who know what to expect will react differently and be calmer, as well as be prepared to cope with certain events before they even happen.

At a certain point any caregiver resents the burden that comes with the responsibility of caregiving and sometimes some might even start fearing the things they will have to do in the future to support cancer patients. Support groups will help you overcome this fear and it will also give you the opportunity to help others. You can guide another caregiver through the process once youíve experienced it yourself and help him/her become a better caregiver than you were at that time.

Support Cancer Patient by Dealing with your Emotions

If a caregiver wants to give the best care possible and support cancer diagnosed patients and their friends/family members, the first thing that he/she should do is deal with his/her emotions. Although a caregiver feels that he/ she is doing the right thing by helping the ill person, sometimes this feeling of satisfaction and love will be accompanied by frustration, resentment and even helplessness. These emotions are absolutely normal and the only thing to do is accept them and gain more strength to support cancer patients.

Before these feelings overwhelm the caregiver, itís best that he/she joins a cancer support group and hear other group memberís stories. Itís also indicated to step up and share your own story in this friendly and familiar environment.

How to Join a Support Group

If you are trying to find that nurturing environment provided by a support group for cancer caregivers then you should look around the World Wide Web and join online groups. People that are busy might feel like they donít have enough time to attend support group meetings, so for these individuals the online solution is the best one there is. For others that not only want to make some new friends but also be a part of a group, then itís advisable to ask social workers, doctors or even nurses for cancer support groups in their local area.

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