Spungen Foundation Family Focus® Caregiver Resources

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.


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 Hillel@Home.



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.

Caregiving 101- Support for Male Caregivers Talking To Your Adult Child About Their Diagnosis
Caregiver Self Care Tips Pre-Surgery Tips For Caregivers
Helpful Hints For Family And Friends Pre-Treatment Tips For Caregivers
Communicating About Genetics With Your Family Basic Do’s and Don’ts When Someone You Know Has Cancer
Practical Ways To Support Your Loved One A Practical Guide to Cancer Rights for Caregivers
Long Distance Caregiving



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