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Caregiver’s Corner


How to Recognize Cancer Distress — and Cope with It

Coping with Cancer During the Holidays

Caretakes taking care of themselves

Caregiving in the hospital

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Daily Inspirations for Caregivers

All through November, CURE has been highlighting caregivers and the art of caregiving as part of National Family Caregivers Month. Here are some of the top articles on the topic that have been popular on Curetoday.com.

Shout Out to the Caregivers
November is National Family Caregiver Month. Let’s give the caregivers the shout out they deserve!

Coping With the Stress of Caregiving
Feeling stressed and overwhelmed from caring for someone who has cancer is not a sign that you are failing as a caregiver. But since stress can affect your health, it is important to find ways to manage it.

Tips for Cancer Caregivers During National Caregiver Month
The role of being a healthy caregiver involves knowing when to put the oxygen mask on.

Survivor Turned Caregiver
Two-time cancer survivor provides insight as a caregiver.

Complexities of Caregiving
After being a cancer caregiver, it’s important to step back and gain perspective.

Caring for Yourself When Your Child Has Cancer
Parents of children with cancer often put their own needs or feelings aside while caring for their child, but taking good care of yourself can actually help you be a better caregiver.

Patient Stories:

There’s an Iranian proverb which asserts that every tear has something else, something quite different, behind it. To learn what that is, watch today’s video here.

Below are videos from the Institute for Life & Care Luncheon and Symposium:

Panel:  Wayne Muller, Victoria Sweet and Brian Luke Seaward

April 21, 2015

2015 Institute for Life & Care Luncheon and Symposium Video
Part 2
Continuation of Panel Discussion
Q&A (at 22:20)

2015 Institute for Life & Care Luncheon and Symposium Video
Part 3
Panel Discussion – Question and Answers & Conclusion

It is not easy for the caregiver to remember all that was learned in a training session.  There is much information being given to patients and their families, and it can be overwhelming because of the anxiety, stress, and uncertainty of being prepared to handle things at home
once discharge takes place.
An interview from Global Genes highlighting a Caregiver’s Perspective . . . and Honoring ALL CAREGIVERS: