Actor Rob Lowe: Don’t Underestimate the Stress Caregivers Face

Forty million Americans work as an unpaid family caregiver. The mental, physical and emotional stress they face is overwhelming. It’s time to help.

Actor Rob Lowe, who cared for his sick mother, writes that the caregivers of cancer patients have to make sure they take good care of themselves so they can help the patient cope.

Rob Lowe: Caregivers need self-care to avoid national health care crisis