Caregivers: Facing Challenges and Forging Resilience

The challenges for the caregiver during transplant and beyond. Discovering strategies to cope. 

In this video, social worker, Jill Randall, discusses:

  • challenges for the caregiver during transplant and beyond
  • Relationships and role changes
  • Emotions
  • When does it get better?
  • qualities and strengths that promote resilience
  • strategies to cope with stress
  • Help with organization
  • Communication is key
  • Making meaning out of the situation
  • Self care is important because…
  • Finding positives
  • Resources for caregivers


Jill Randall is the Team Lead of the Patient Support Center at Be the Match® operated by the National Marrow Donor Program. This video is a recording of the workshop conducted at the 2017 Celebrating a Second Chance at Life Survivorship Symposium. It is a 30-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session.

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