Chronic diseases do not only affect the person with the diagnosis. Everybody around the diagnosed person is affected to some extent. Loved ones in particular are emotionally impacted when their partner, parent, friend, sibling or child is diagnosed with a chronic disease. Whole families are thrown into a crisis period that they must learn to handle in order to adapt to a new life. It is not easy. It may take years.
How do you support the person you love when you yourself are under immense emotional pressure and have to juggle practicalities of everyday life at the same time?
There is no easy answer and no quick fix but in this section you will be able to find good advice, tips and tricks related to being a relative to a PAP patient.