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Caregivers of Transplant Recipients

Caregivers play a very special role in the transplant process. They provide both physical and emotional support to their loved one before, during and post-transplant. To help ensure transplant recipients have a successful transplant, it’s important for them to have caregivers who provide quality care and support throughout their transplant journey.

Please know you are not alone - we are here to support you during this important time. 

"Without Terry, my wife and caregiver,
I would not be alive today."

 - Mark Meade, Heart Transplant Recipient


Caregivers Council

The Caregivers Council was established in January 2019, with the primary goal of providing better support to fellow members of their community. They meet quarterly to develop supportive materials, brainstorm ideas and plan educational programs where caregivers can come together, learn and get to know each other.

Caregiver Resources & Support



To learn more about this and other programs available for transplant recipient caregivers,
please contact Jan Hines at jhines@njsharingnetwork.org.