Christina Bach, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C

Spotlight on National Healthcare Decisions Day

Posted April 15th, 2014

Did you know that April 16, 2014 is the 7th annual National Healthcare Decisions Day?

Christina Bach, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C

Winter Blahs or Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Posted February 10th, 2014

The winter blahs are tough to cope with. For some, this seasonal depression can lead to a diagnosis of seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.

Five ways to keep the holidays happy when dealing with cancer

5 ways to keep the holidays happy when dealing with cancer

Posted December 10th, 2013

The holiday season can be stressful enough, but when you or someone you love has cancer, the season can be overwhelming. Use these Five ways to keep the holidays happy to reduce stress and keep the ‘happy’ in happy holidays!

The Affordable Care Act: The Basics Cancer Patients Need to Know

Posted October 10th, 2013

The Basics Cancer Patients Need to Know about The Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Christina’s Resource Round-Up March 2012: Co-Pay Assistance

Posted March 2nd, 2012

I know I promised this blog months ago – but you know how the holidays sneak up on you and then all of the sudden, IT’S MARCH! Well, as promised, here is my blog on co-pay assistance; better late than never. What is co-pay assistance? Co-pay assistance is financial assistance for co-pays for patients WITH […]

Christina’s Resource Roundup: Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Posted November 3rd, 2011

Did you know that November is National Pet Cancer Awareness month? I am a “pet parent” to three amazing dogs, two of whom do therapy work with me.

The In’s and Out’s of Medicare Open Enrollment Part 3: Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage

Posted October 24th, 2011

Have you been pouring over your medicare open enrollment options? Well, lets add another pot to the stove as we look at Medicare Part D.

The In’s and Out’s of Medicare Open Enrollment Part 2: Medicare Advantage Plans

Posted October 13th, 2011

Hi again everyone! I hope you are finding this series helpful! If you have specific questions PLEASE join our WEBCHAT, Tuesday November 8th at 12 noon ET where social workers (including me!) will be available LIVE to help guide you through this very important decision making process. This week we are going to tackle Medicare […]

The Ins & Outs of Medicare Open Enrollment, Part I

Posted October 6th, 2011

Wow, it has been a while since my last post—but never fear, I’m back again and ready to talk all about my favorite time of year, FALL, Medicare Open Enrollment!  I’ll be writing three blogs over the next three weeks highlighting three important areas for cancer patients to consider when thinking about open enrollment options.  […]

Christina’s Resource Round-Up: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Posted August 9th, 2011

Hi everyone! Welcome back to Christina’s Resource Round-Up. I apologize for the lag in my blog writing, but the summer heat has gotten the best of my creative writing juices! No worries, we’ve had a few cooler, less humid days of late, and my writer’s block seems to have resolved. In this installment, I’ll be […]