Being a Caregiver

Posted November 2nd, 2015

November is National Family Caregiver Month. It’s hard to follow all the pinkness of October, but I hope the millions of people caring for loved ones get a little bit of the limelight this month. Think the NFL will wear caregiver awareness ribbons this month? You see, caregiving is a thankless job. You’re usually damned […]

Bob Riter

Cancer Caregivers Need a Break

Posted August 28th, 2014

As we get ready for a long weekend, Bob offers some encouragement for cancer caregivers to remember to care for themselves.

Bob Riter

Common Phrases Heard at the Cancer Resource Center

Posted August 11th, 2014

Although every situation is unique, I often hear certain common phrases repeated on a regular basis at the cancer resource center.

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Spotlight on Cancer Caregivers [Webinar]

Posted January 6th, 2014

The job of caregiving can be both stressful and rewarding, and have many ups and downs. During this informative webinar, we will focus on the needs of caregivers and provide strategies.

Stepping Up for Neighbors

Posted September 10th, 2012

In today’s column, I’d like to recognize a small group of people who step up to support a neighbor, a community member, or an acquaintance who would otherwise go through cancer alone.

Many Thanks

Posted July 16th, 2012

When I visit individuals receiving cancer treatment, I routinely hear words of appreciation intended for those who been helpful, kind and supportive.