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Don't Ask a Cancer Patient's Caregiver How You Can Help — Do This Instead

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“How can I help?” I lost track of how many times I was asked that question as a cancer patient’s caregiver. About 99 percent of the time, I didn’t have a good answer either.

I usually had my hands full dealing with some crisis, and my mind was often sleep-deprived — especially as my wife’s cancer progressed and my exhaustion and desperation set in.

All I know is I wanted someone to just show up and do something. Looking back at my wife’s cancer ordeal, I’m so grateful for the few people who truly did show up.

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