Caregiver Corner

Preventing Burnout as a Cancer Caregiver

by Margaretta Page, RN, MS Being a cancer caregiver can be a daunting task. Family caregivers are expected to step up and become extensions of the healthcare team, often without …

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10 Tips for Caregiving During the Holidays

Feeling stressed? Reset your expectations and enjoy the little moments. Click here for 10 Caregiving tips!

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When Your Partner Has Breast Cancer

Some (Not So) Obvious Caregiving Tips from a Husband’s Perspective by Keith T. Hardeman There are few things more frightening than a cancer diagnosis for your spouse. This was our …

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5 Lessons on Dealing with a Spouse with Cancer

Life is short While my husband David did not die from his cancer, his diagnosis did introduce the stark reality of what could happen. Statistically speaking, my 55-year-old husband had …

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An Ode to the Caregivers

In the patient-centric world of oncology, let’s not overlook who stands watch and gives without expecting anything in return. To read more click here.

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5 Lessons on Dealing with a Spouse with Cancer

Spousal relationships should come first For most of my marriage, I failed miserably at this. I immersed myself in mothering babies and toddlers and, as the parents of eight children, …

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Family Life

As any person with cancer knows, a cancer diagnosis also affects family members and friends. Sometimes, the complex feelings and lifestyle changes caused by cancer and its treatment become as …

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For Caregivers: Coping with holidays and special occasions

Learn about: Caregiving and taking care of yourself Managing expectations Creating new holiday traditions Long-distance caregiving Click here for the rest of the article.

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Caregivers’ Retreat focuses on quality of life

Taking care of a loved one can be extremely rewarding. It can also be stressful. Too often, family caregivers are so focused on the patient’s needs they ignore their own. The retreats help caregivers understand that caring for yourself is a part of caring for your loved one. It can actually allow them to be a better caregiver.

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The Caregivers’ Cancer Journey

As patients with cancer complete their active treatment phase, many are faced with new and often unanticipated challenges as they transition into survivorship. Many are managing ongoing or long-term physical …

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