Parents/Caregivers

As you support them, we support you.

Being a caregiver for a loved one is not an easy role, but is one of the most important roles of your life. You are not alone. At Star Medical, we know that you want the best for your loved one. So, we work hard to provide the resources, support, and life-sustaining products that you and your loved ones rely upon every day.

As a caregiver, you give so much of yourself:

-More than 65 million people provide care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged family member or friend during any given year.

-20 hours per week is the average number of hours family caregivers spend caring for their loved ones.

-16.8 million family caregivers care for special needs children under 18 years old.

-Approximately 66% of family caregivers are women.

Rely on Star Medical as you care for your loved one:

  • Over 150 hard-to-find formulas and enteral feeding supplies in stock,
    ready to ship nationwide.
  • Convenient in-store pickup at numerous D/FW Star Medical locations.
    Click here to view locations.
  • Educated, experienced, bilingual, customer service staff to assist you
    (including 24/7 on-call assistance). 800-368-2065
  • Registered and licensed Dietitian available to provide an initial no-cost, complete nutrition assessment.

Community Resources:

http://www.caregiveraction.org/

http://www.oley.org/documents/TF_Troubleshooting_Guide.pdf

http://articles.complexchild.com/may2011/00296.html