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Caring Collaborative Member Do’s and Don’ts

March 8, 2019

By Victoria Weill-Hagai
 
 
 

DO
 

DON'T
 

Ask for help

     
When you need to be picked up after a procedure
 
When you want another ear during a doctor’s visit
 
When you are laid up and want companionship or someone to run errands
 

Volunteer to help

To share your experience of doctors and health-related issues

To escort or visit  a fellow CC member

Protect your own time and space

Give no more than you are comfortable giving.


Ask your health-related questions of MIX

To get answers from over 385 CC members

Join a CC Neighborhood Group

To get help from someone you know and who lives near you
 
To find a “Health Buddy” to exchange help in an emergency, or to check up on each other

To discuss health-related topics

Go to the CC web pages for lots of other health and wellness resources

Read manuals prepared by CC members

Access Senior resources from our legislative leaders
Learn more about CC
 

Contact the CC coordinator to access the  350+
CC members for help and information

 
 
Assume CC members will know to give you help if you don’t ask 
   
Blab to anyone about a CC job you did or heard about in a neighborhood group
 
Do not do anything medical, no matter how trivial
 
Give advice
(but DO share your experience)
 
Ask a CC member to do anything a friendly neighbor wouldn’t do
 
Don’t do anything that makes you uncomfortable or is beyond your capacity



Victoria Weill-Hagai is a  professional fine artist. She has had many shows both in galleries and museums and is in many important collections. She was Chair of the Caring Collaborative for several years and is still a member of the CC Council. She currently presents the CC Orientations.