I've been a caregiver for my husband since about 2001 when he began having angina. My caregiving responsibilities have progressively increased and his health has progressively declined since he had triple heart bypass surgery in 2003. After the surgery, he had atrial fibrillation, which stayed.
American Red Cross - Family Caregiver Training Program
Local Red Cross chapters offer in-person educational sessions, for a nominal fee, on topics such as:
- Home safety
- Healthy eating
- Legal and financial issues
- Self-care for the caregiver
Care Recipient Eligibility: