Dr. Emily von Scheven of the University of California at San Francisco discusses the challenges of caring for a child with lupus.
Caregiving and Lupus
Many experience changing dynamics in their relationship when a loved one is handed a lupus diagnosis. Such changes can be uncomfortable for both the caregiver and the person with lupus, particularly when the transition involves taking on additional and sometimes nontraditional roles.
This recording was presented as part of Ask the Experts, a series of educational talks and presentations on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus. To see other presented topics, please visit www.lupus.org/ask.
Presenter: Paul DelPonte, National Alliance for Caregiving
Presentation date: September 1, 2013
Length: 11 minutes
Paul DelPonte answered your 15 questions about caregiving and lupus. Read them now!
Ask The Experts: Sharon Mack, Health Educator for the Lupus Foundation of America, provides helpful tips and advice about caring for a loved one with lupus while caring for yourself.