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A CAREGIVER IS someone who cares enough about a friend or family member to put there normal activities aside and dedicate themselves to assisting that person in any way that they can.

A CAREGIVER IS someone who researches whatever illness or disability their friend or loved one has in order to understand how it will effect that person, and to better understand how they can best help them.

A CAREGIVER IS someone who learns from medical professionals, family members, and other friends of the afflicted person, what the needs of the afflicted person are, what their interests are, and who can be reached easily if assistance is needed.

A CAREGIVER IS someone who understands that the afflicted person can become angry, sad, confused, or depressed with little or no warning. It is especially important that they recognize depression quickly, and that they know what steps to take to protect the afflicted person from self harm.

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