In this interview, Dave chats with Tuneshia & Tillard Gallop. Tuneshia was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in 2016. She talks about many aspects of her journey: diagnosis, treatment, and the physical and emotional challenges. Tillard covers his experiences and insights from the perspective of the caregiver. Whether you are newly diagnosed or simply curious about how cancer can affect daily life, this candid discussion is as informative as it is inspiring...
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Family Caregiver Burnout - 10 Warning Signs: Being the caregiver for a loved one undergoing treatment for a chronic condition such as cancer can be a very challenging task. Burnout is a common phenomenon, but it can be prevented. Here are some things to watch out for:
If you’re currently studying for a bachelor of science in nursing, it’s important you consider one of the nursing specialisms so you know what career path you want to follow. Many universities will also require you to select just one specialist area. However, some universities do allow two selections. But, what are the key nursing areas to choose from?
Too many Americans live without emergency savings in their life. This is can put you and your family in a precarious situation. It can seem very difficult to put money away in the event of something happening, but it is important to put a priority on your emergency savings fund. In the best-case scenario, you save money and put it towards your retirement. In the worst-case scenario, you have money to keep you afloat or to pay for unexpected bills and expenses thrown your way.
Steps toward Reducing Childhood Cancer: Childhood cancer. These two words immediately cause a cringe--especially for parents. It goes without saying that it’s one of the most difficult topics to breach; nobody wants to think about it.
Autism Spectrum Disorder - Raising Awareness: Autism spectrum disorder is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how individuals interact with the world and people around them. While people with autism may share certain difficulties, the condition manifests itself in different ways in different individuals. All people on the autism spectrum have their own ways of learning and developing, therefore the kinds of support needed will depend on the individual.
You know how to handle your child’s medical needs. After all, you’ve probably had to jump through enough hoops to get a diagnosis in the first place, and what you don’t know about their condition isn’t worth knowing; but when they start at school and they aren’t in your care, those medical needs are going to be met by people who may not be aware of what needs to be done, should be done and what to avoid.
Living with a Spouse with Diabetes: Diabetes is an extremely difficult disease to live with. Patients living with diabetes are forced to make drastic changes to their diet and lifestyle. This can cause both emotional and physical complications that put strain on patients and their families.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month: This November, Team Healtheo360 is celebrating National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, an annual celebration that helps raise awareness about specialized medical care. Sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), this year’s theme is Know Your Options!
November is National Family Caregivers Month, an annual celebration honoring those who provide care and support for a loved one in a time of need. This year’s theme, “Take Care to Give Care,” is encouraging people to maintain their own health when serving as a caregiver.