Caroline and Her Family’s Battle for Life

When Caroline was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, she was just three-years old. Her diagnosis was heart-stopping because of the aggressive type of cancer she has. She has gone through multiple rounds of chemotherapy, a surgery to remove the tumor on her adrenal gland, a stem cell transplant, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy treatments since November, […]

Understanding the Caregiver

I Feel Your Pain…Understanding the Emotional Challenges of Caregivers Crisis is upon you…  A loved one is fighting for their life.  So many people may want to help, but they don’t know what to do.  Understanding the emotional volatility of a caregiver and their family is a good starting place. The Human Side of Caregiving […]

Caring for the Caregiver: 10 Tips When Providing Meals

The following is general information and may not apply for every situation. Please check with the recipient family or meal coordinator.      Find out what the family normally eats and use that to guide your decision on what to offer.      If possible, offer the family a choice of meals. Try to offer variety by […]

Overcoming Caregiver Challenges

No matter how much you love them, little else in life tests family boundaries and challenges your sanity quite like caregiving. Taking care of another human being is already difficult work for a number of reasons.  It can be physically challenging, emotionally demanding, financially taxing, and psychologically draining to be a caregiver. The responsibility can […]