F O R C A R E G I V E R S & T H E I R L O V E D
O N E S
By Dietrich Stroeh
Author of ‘Three Months’
“DUTY MAKES US DO THINGS WELL, BUT
LOVE MAKES US DO THINGS BEAUTIFULLY.”
About 30% percent of the population will be a
caregiver to some one at some point in their life.
CAREGIVER LESSON #1:
You are not alone. There are other people who
know what you are going through. Reach out to
them for support.
CAREGIVING LESSON #2:
One of the hardest things to do while being a
caregiver is also being sure to take care of
Since your goal is to give your loved one the
best care possible, it is critical to take care of
About 23% of family caregivers report their
health as fair or poor.
You will need and want help from others. Most of
the time people want to help, but don’t know how
they can best be of service.
Caregiving Lesson #3:
Don’t be afraid of asking for help from
others---family members, friends, church
members, work associates. People
REALLY do want to help, so let them!
“Learn how to be
happy with what you
have while you pursue
all what you want.”
About Dietrich Stroeh:
J. Dietrich Stroeh’s life came apart after learning that his wife had
pancreatic cancer. The Stage Four diagnosis took him on the
roller coaster ride of his life. Overnight, this successful
businessman became a caregiver powerless over the course of
his wife’s illness. He had to face internal weaknesses and
external obstacles in order to take care of her and, when the
time came, lovingly let her go.
Stroeh chronicles his journey in the release of Three Months: A
Caregiving Journey from Heartbreak to Healing. This Kindle
book takes readers inside the Stroeh household where home
care, medical decisions and much needed laughter gave
extraordinary shape to an unexpected and devastating illness.
The book also provides easy to read care-giving tips and useful
resources that Stroeh picked up along the way. Advocating for a
loved one, caring for one’s self, being part of the medical
team, and handling grief are only a few of the topics that are
addressed simply in this first-person story. Check out more about
Diet and his book, Three Months at http://threemonthsbook.com.