Wellness for Caregivers
As the weeks of treatment proceeded, Marilyn looked forward to the little surprises I had lined up for her.
by Linda Slusser
When my long-distance best friend was diagnosed with cancer, I had to find a way to support her from afar. As the weeks of treatment proceeded, Marilyn looked forward to the little surprises I had lined up for her.
In recent years, there have been some exciting developments in treating lung cancer. But a diagnosis of lung cancer can still be overwhelming and leave feelings of uncertainty and anxiousness. There are important treatment decisions to make, emotional concerns to manage, and insurance and financial paperwork to organize, among other practical concerns. However, there are ways to cope through this journey as caregiver, and resources are available to benefit you and your loved one.
by Val Walker, MS
In times of illness, we often need to depend on the help of others, and rely on them to follow through. But when someone backs out at the last minute or breaks a promise, even for understandable reasons, we are left worried, stranded, or vulnerable.