Caregivers are P.E.A.R.L.S.
1. Positive - maintain a positive attitude in the presence of the patient
2. Engage - in activities not all center around cancer. Educate on stages, types, treatments, & side effects.
3. Advocates - attend doctor visits; ask questions
4. Resourceful - search for help on local, state, and national platforms
5. Listening Ear - listen to understand. Foster a line of communication
6. Self-Health - entertain self. Don't lose "self" while helping others