In the caregiver’s toolkit:

Medical professionals are resources

Holding handsPosted on September 12, 2011

Doctors, nurses and therapists are valuable resources for caregivers.

Here are some tips to consider: 

  • Make a list of questions to ask your loved one’s doctors. Ask them to explain anything you don't understand. 
  • Go to doctor’s appointments with your loved one. As an extra pair of ears and eyes, you can help remember things later. 
  •  Ask if you can record important conversations
  • Take notes. If someone uses a word you don't know, ask them to spell it and explain it.

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