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Wellness for Caregivers

 

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Tools for Coping with Stress
When You or a Loved One Has Cancer

by William Penzer, PhD

Let me be blunt. I am seventy-three-and-a-half years old. In 2005, when my 31-year-old daughter was diagnosed with breast cancer, I came undone. I was flooded with stress and anxiety for the better part of a year. The aftershocks lasted a couple more. And I am a skilled psychologist who is used to helping people through difficult journeys. It was undeniably the very worst experi­ence of my life.

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Tick Tock

Every hour, on the hour, a cacoph­ony of chimes swells throughout our three-level home. A grand- father clock in the living room chimes Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.” The golden face of a Rhythm clock gracefully opens up as it fills the dining room with the melody of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

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When a Loved One Has Cancer

by Gerri and Brian Monaghan

Take a look at these 15 quick tips for being an effective advocate.

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