For Caregivers

Caring for a family member or friend through a chronic or terminal illness is an act of loyalty, love, and devotion. It can also be one of the most challenging tasks you will ever face. We believe that it is important to provide resources and support to family caregivers; for the caregivers of our patients, as well as other caregivers in the communities we serve regardless of hospice participation.

  • Caregiver Support and Education

    The life of the person you are caring for has likely changed dramatically, but so has yours. That is why we feel it is important to provide resources for family caregivers in the communities we serve. Read more >>
  • Caregiver Toolkit

    This toolkit is a collection of documents aimed at consolidating important information for caregivers about their care recipients. Each document can be downloaded individually and completed electronically or by hand. Read more >>
  • Transitions

    Transitions is a community program from Benton Hospice Service designed to help individuals and families live well with a serious, life-limiting illness. Transitions is for those who are either not ready for, or not appropriate for, hospice care. Read more >>
  • Different Types of Caregivers

    Family caregivers, long-distance caregivers and professional caregivers all provide care for other adults. Read more >>
  • Tips for Caregivers

    Providing effective and compassionate care depends on how well you take care of yourself. Having your own support system and taking good care of yourself is a critical key to your success as a caregiver. Read more >>
  • How to Support a Caregiver

    There are things you can do to support friends or family members who are responsible for the care for someone with a terminal illness or condition. Read more >>
  • Warning Signs for Caregivers

    Being a caregiver can be exhausting, both physically and emotionally. Many caregivers find it much easier to focus on their loved one's needs and neglect their own. Read a list of warning signs that you might be approaching overload. Read more >>
  • Caregiver frequently asked questions

    Providing care for another human being can be challenging and very rewarding. If you're new to the task, you may have questions about what to expect. If you've been doing it for a while, you may be ready for some help and advice. Read more >>
For Caregivers

Contact Us About Caregiver Support

If you need to speak to someone immediately, please call 541.757.9616.