Career professionals know how important support systems are in making a career change, looking for a job or making a personal transition. Becoming a family caregiver is a major transition that can affect both personal and work life. From the perspective of a loved one being cared for, Gail Liebhaber courageously shares insights into building both internal and external sources of support. As caregivers, Leslie Dashew and Ruvin Liebhaber describe how they built external sources of support and give tips for caregivers in ways to coordinate caregiving responsibilities of the support team. Jacqueline Marcell and Pamela McLean discuss their personal experience with Dementia and Alzheimer’s and offer strategies for developing internal and external sources of support specific to these two illnesses.