This lovely story shares the experience of being the care support for a friend in chemotherapy… We Have Done This Before Nan Collie We stop at the store and buy eight bags of frozen peas – two bags for each ankle, each hand, in hopes of evading the chances of neuropathy when the Taxol begins…
In this song, Who Will Care for You?, Linda Allen explores the weariness and feelings of being overwhelmed that often are part of the caregiver’s experience.
Who Will Care for the Caregivers? “Some 40 million Americans give daily help to a parent, grandparent, relative or neighbor, assisting with basic things like dressing, bathing, cooking, medications or transportation…there’s more we medical professionals can do to improve the way we engage, support and educate them.”
How Can We Prepare For A Graceful Death? About BJ Miller’s TED TALK : At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? BJ Miller is a palliative care physician who thinks about how to create a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients.