When a loved one is diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, the world of the person who will be responsible for their care is often turned upside down as well. They face new, unfamiliar responsibilities and challenges and often feel just as alone as the patient. If you have found yourself in the role of caregiver chances are you have questions about PH and about how you can help your loved one. While you feel like you should be the one providing the support, remember that there are times where you will need friendship and support as well.
In this section you will find information and resources to help care for your loved one, to connect with and be inspired by other caregivers and to learn the importance of caring for yourself and not neglecting your own needs.
This news article, although focusing on issues with cut backs to programming in California, speaks to the importance of caregivers remembering to care for themselves. Visit PHA Canada's caregiver resources section for more information on this.....