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Articles That Discuss Caregivers

Caregiving Someone with Cancer

A cancer diagnosis affects close friends and family too. Find out what to expect if you are caregiving a person with cancer, and get tips for making sure that you take care of yourself as well. Cancer

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Drug Errors- Pediatric Cancer

Fully 47% of pediatric cancer patients were exposed to at least one medication error based on medical records, bottle checks, and direct observation by visiting nurses I was diagnosed with a blood cancer

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Myeloma- Essential Reading

Mind-Body Therapy is essential for all Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients. Reading the five books below is an excellent place to begin your therapy Living with an “incurable” cancer

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Myeloma Caregivers Need SUPPORT!

“By identifying the specific needs of these myeloma caregivers, it will be possible to develop practical initiatives, targeting both health-related and logistical aspects of care, so as to support them

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End-Stage Myeloma – Hospice Care

Hospice care (HC) is a form of patient empowerment for multiple myeloma patients and caregivers… hospice is not giving up but rather a method of control Many people regard hospice care for multiple

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Caregiving my Myeloma Survivor Dad w/ PTSD-

“Although PTSD is primarily known to develop in individuals following a traumatic event such as a serious accident or natural disaster, it can also occur in patients diagnosed with cancer.” My

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James Bond-Multiple Myeloma Since 1992  

 6/10/21   The real James Bond and his caregiver, Kathleen, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2020 with an all-family gathering in Shaker Hts. Ohio.  When Jim was diagnosed with last stage

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Emotional Support- Myeloma Survivor w/ PTSD

“If you are experiencing symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, it’s important that you get the help you need. Many people have recovered from PTSD through treatment… Emotionally

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How to Be the Best Caregiver 

Whether you happen to be a paid professional or a family member, being a caregiver is a big responsibility. You’re in charge of looking after someone who is likely vulnerable and unable to do many things

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Caregiving Myeloma Survivor w/ PTSD

“A recent study showed approximately one-fifth of patients with cancer (myeloma) experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) several months after diagnosis, and many of these patients continued

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Tips for Caregivers – Choosing the Right Medical Alert System

Medical alert systems, fall monitor, medical-emergency-response-system (MERS), or personal-emergency-response-system (PERS.) These systems provide seniors with a tool for independent living, as well as

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Multiple Myeloma Treatment- What Oncology Nurses Need to Know-

“Oncology nurses specialize in offering medical care to cancer patients. Becoming an oncology nurse may be the right choice for you if you want to meet the needs of cancer patients.” Looking

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