7 New Year’s Resolutions for Cancer Caregivers
12.30.2019 Malcolm Bedell

The dawn of a new year presents a perfect opportunity to reflect and take a personal inventory, to evaluate our own needs for the coming year in a guilt-free way that’s healthy and ensures our success as caregivers.

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2019 Hopeful Holiday Gift Guide Part 3
11.22.2019 Dory Benford

This year, help the caregivers you know enjoy this happy, celebratory time by giving gifts that will help relieve their stress and make them feel special, supported and loved.

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How Can Occupational Therapists Help Cancer Patients?
9.05.2019 hopeful

A licensed occupational therapist is trained to help clients struggling with injuries, disease, disability, mental health issues or developmental problems gain the necessary skills to be more self-sufficient in their day-to-day lives.

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How Cancer Caregivers Can Cope With Mean Patients

The emotional journey a cancer patient is on may sometimes spill over into unexpected outbursts of sadness, fear, or even out-and-out animosity or hatefulness toward the very people the patient is closest to. There are many reasons an otherwise friendly, loving family member, spouse or friend may lash out in hurtful ways, each related to fear, anxiety, guilt and/or anger. Here are six tips for coping with a patient’s angry outbursts.

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6 Tips for Helping Siblings With a Child's Cancer Diagnosis

When a child in the family is diagnosed with cancer, the dynamics of that family are going to undergo some profound changes. Use these tips to help your healthy children better cope with a cancer diagnosis.

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5 Tips for Talking to Children About Dying

What do you do to make sure your child understands what dying means, and how do you start the conversation? While the answers will be different for every child, and depends on their age and stage of development, here are some general guidelines.

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