After years of appointments, treatments and trying to wrap our heads around more information, terminology and foreign situations than we ever imagined, we realized one thing. You have to be organized. Here, we provide some practical tips and advice gained from personal experience, as well as handy downloadable forms.
Things you will need
You will need to carry some information with you to your spouse's appointments. Everyone has his/her own system, whether it is the Lance Armstrong binder, a homemade binder, a plastic or paper folio, or a paper sack.
The things you will need include:
Filing at home
You will get mail and paperwork from the hospitals and everyone who treats your spouse, and it will need to be kept organized. You can dedicate a drawer in your home filing cabinet, or fill up a file crate (or several). Below is a list of some common paperwork you will be receiving: