The Ten Commandments of SibCare

  1. Thou shalt attempt to share the burdens and rewards with other siblings.
  2. Thou shalt educate thyself and ask questions.
  3. Thou shalt pace thyself and set priorities.
  4. Thou shalt ask for help when it is needed.
  5. Thou shalt get the paperwork in order.
  6. Thou shalt learn the art of obtaining an extension.
  7. Thou shalt always be polite to bureaucrats.
  8. Thou shalt pay the creditors with whom thou art dealing now.
  9. Thou shalt remember that this is not your illness, and that your sibling’s wishes have priority.
  10. Thou shalt take care of thy own needs first.