When a cancer patient’s health care team determines that the cancer can no longer be controlled, medical testing and cancer treatment often stop. With hospice, care continues with an emphasis on improving their quality of life and that of their loved ones.
Long-distance caregiving poses unique challenges. Find out what you can do to help your loved one from afar — and how to make the most of personal visits. If you live an hour or more away from a loved one who needs care, you might wonder what you can do to help. Start...
On-line and Telephone Support Groups, Workshops, and Publications about Caregiving.
Caregivers are typically family members and friends who provide vital and constant physical and emotional care of a person with cancer. This section provides information on defining the role of caregivers and the potential challenges caregivers face.
Information to help caregivers cope while caring for a loved one with cancer, as well as help someone with cancer talk about and cope with the illness. Two guides for teens who have a family member with cancer. From National Cancer Institute.
Become a Hospice Hero
When you make a donation to The Hospice Promise Foundation, 100 percent of your donation goes directly to patients and families in need. Your generosity will make a difference in the life of another, and help ensure his or her final days are spent worry-free, surrounded by loved ones, in the peace and comfort of home.