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.

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.

Caregiver Self Care TipsTalking To Your Adult Child About Their Diagnosis
Helpful Hints For Family And FriendsPre-Surgery Tips For Caregivers
Communicating About Genetics With Your FamilyPre-Treatment Tips For Caregivers
Practical Ways To Support Your Loved OneBasic Do’s and Don’ts When Someone You Know Has Cancer
Long Distance Caregiving

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

CAREGIVER BLOGS

Not The Average Mom, But A Survivor

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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…

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