Susanne’s Caregiver Story: Why Do I Always Cry In Hospitals?

SusanneW-blog

November is National Caregiver Month and today’s post comes from Susanne White, founder of Caregiver Warrior. She was blessed with the opportunity to care for her parents and ventured out on a journey that would change her life. She blogs about this journey on her website and shares her experience, strength and hope with others so that … Read more>>

Caregiver Becomes Patient: Danielle’s Story

Danielle

Danielle, a Stanford Medicine X ePatient Delegate and fierce advocate for her daughter’s rare health condition, shares her own personal story about what it’s like when the caregiver becomes the patient. You can find Danielle on social media: Twitter: @Danielle_Edges Blog: http://lifeishardwearahelmetadventuresinlife.blogspot.com Facebook page devoted to her daughter: https://www.facebook.com/AlexandrasJourney/ — Caregiver Becomes Patient On July 5, … Read more>>

Who Takes Care Of The Caregiver?

Beth Martel

Caregiving is a very important role in healthcare, but who takes care of the caregiver? Our post today comes from Beth Martel who explores this subject. Beth is a mother of two, a medical professional and a humanitarian who blogs at HealthyRecharge.com. – Who Takes Care Of The Caregiver? The duty of a caregiver for the … Read more>>

Mark and Sarah’s Story: How a Brain Hemorrhage and Breast Cancer Improved their lives

Mark and Sarah

Mark and Sarah jive their way down Route 66, chasing their bucket list after overcoming a brain hemorrhage, coma, breast cancer and chemo. Mark tells their story in this uplifting guest blog post.

Jenn’s Story Part 2: Caregiver Has Hope for Children with #Duchenne Muscular Dystropy

Jenn McNary

Guest blogger, Jenn McNary, shares her story of hope, caregiving for her two boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. If you are just joining us, please read part 1 of her touching story here: Jenn’s Story: Facing Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy Head On Jenn McNary is a single mom of 4 children living in Pembroke, Mass. She currently works … Read more>>

Jenn’s Story: Facing #Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Head On

Jenn and Family

This week in our Through the Patient Lens series we bring you Jenn’s story of how Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy has touched the lives of her family. Jenn McNary is a single mom of 4 children living in Pembroke, Mass. She currently works as the Director of Outreach and Advocacy at the Duchenne focused Jett Foundation located in Kingston, Mass. … Read more>>

Through the #PatientLens: When The Caregiver Becomes Sick

Ken McKim and his wife

In our third post in our patient vignette series Ken brings us into his role of caregiver for his wife who has been diagnosed with Crohns disease. Often we focus on trying to understand the hurdles faced by patients and overlook the fact that their caregivers face them, too. Ken illustrates how everything can fall apart … Read more>>