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Caregiving

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Finding Good Help at Home

    Home health providers can offer additional assistance, but it can take time to find the right fit.

    by K.J. Bannan

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    An Extra Set of Eyes and Ears

    Caregivers’ unique perspectives can enrich conversations with doctors, but it’s not always easy to decide when to speak up.

    by K.J. Bannan

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Falling Short

    People feeling overwhelmed by caregiving responsibilities can help ease the burden if they learn to ask for help.

    by K.J. Bannan

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Addressing Anger

    Caregivers can take steps to encourage patients to have more healthy dialogue about strong emotions.

    by K.J. Bannan

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Cancer Confidential

    Caregivers and their loved ones may need to set ground rules for communicating sensitive health information.

    by K.J. Bannan

  • Sound Advice

    How do I talk to my teenagers about cancer?

    Provide your children with accurate information, and help them know what to expect.

  • Cancer Effects on Caregivers and Work

    Many stop work or cut hours to care for a loved one with cancer, adding to their financial strain.

    by Karon Warren

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Caring for the Caregiver

    Taking time for yourself, even for a short period, can provide perspective and bolster your reserves.

    by K.J. Bannan

  • Spouses of Cancer Patients Have Greater Risk of Psychiatric Disorders

    Mental health support in the wake of a cancer diagnosis often doesn’t extend to spouses.

    by Karon Warren

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Creating Calm in Chaos

    A prepacked bag of essential and not-so-essential items can provide structure and comfort to people with cancer during treatment.

    by K.J. Bannan