Spungen Foundation Family Focus® Caregiver Resources
We understand that breast cancer and ovarian cancer are diseases that affect the entire Jewish family. From the time you hear that your wife, partner, daughter, sister, or mother has been diagnosed, you may be overwhelmed with a rush of feelings and the flood of information available to you through your family member’s medical team, the internet, spiritual resources, and the community at large.
Let our Spungen Foundation Family Focus® program help you support your loved one. Speak directly and confidentially with one of our skilled social workers about your personal questions and request a free caregiver information packet that includes resources from Sharsheret and other cancer organizations to help you understand the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer and the support options available to you.REQUEST A FREE SPUNGEN FOUNDATION FAMILY FOCUS® KIT OR CONTACT OUR CLINICAL TEAM.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought new challenges to caregiving. Learn new tools and strategies in this webinar about caregiving from a distance and managing self-care in this new environment. Gain coping skills for living at home after living it up at school in this webinar with [email protected]
CAREGIVER VIDEO SERIES
HELPFUL HINTS FOR CAREGIVERS
The resources below are available in print as part of our free caregivers information kit. Request your free kit and connect with our staff on our adult family members’ telephone line for guidance from diagnosis, through treatment, and beyond. Our Clinical Team will contact you to tailor your resources and request your mailing address prior to shipping.
ARTICLES OF INTEREST
A Letter To The Guy Whose Wife Is About To Undergo A Double Mastectomy
American Cancer Society: Caregiver Resource Guide
Cancer Is a Life-Changer for Family and Friends
Cancer and Careers: Information for Caregivers
CancerCare Connect Booklet Series: Caregiving for your Loved One with Cancer
Carolyn Hax: Overworked, burnt-out caregiver looks for ways to be kind again
Helpful Hints When Cancer Touches the Lives of Jewish Communal Leaders
How a Loved One’s Experience With Cancer Guides Breast Cancer Decisions
How Breast Cancer Can Affect The Bonds Between Family, Friends, and Partners
I Am A Family Member Or Friend, What Is My Role?
‘I Call Her My Warrior:’ A Husband’s Perspective on Breast Cancer
The 5 Rules of Cancer Caregiving
National Cancer Institute: Support for Caregivers
Not The Average Mom, But A Survivor
My regular doctor’s checkup at my pediatrician had never been easy for the three of us. My mom…
Riding for Sharsheret
If I look tired it’s because I am. It was my first time riding 77 miles in one ride. Why am I…
A Caregiver’s Story
My mom was my best friend. We never went through the typical mother-daughter struggles. We enjoyed…
10 special things to do to support someone with cancer
People are often uncomfortable about what to say or do in the face of suffering. But simple acts…
How to Care for Marlene
When Marlene was shockingly diagnosed with stage III breast cancer in the Spring of 2016, our…
Being A Caregiver From Across the Country
I was sitting in the hallway of a hotel somewhere in Pennsylvania. I was a sophomore in college, a…
Leaning On Sharsheret So That My Mother Can Lean On Me
Life was already hard. The pandemic made sure of that. In addition to losing my job, I was…
One Note At A Time, A Sticky Love Story
The cupboards of the kitchen are covered with multi-colored post-it notes, the sticky paper squares…
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