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A variety of questions can arise for both cancer survivors and their caregivers—including some they may not know to ask. The following resources provide expert advice, address common symptoms and can provide a starting point for conversation and future research.

  • 6 Signs of Caregiver Burnout
    Avoid the burnout when caring for a loved one. Here are six signs that you’ve reached the end of your rope – and suggestions on what you can do about it.
  • 10 Tips for Family Caregivers
    Care for yourself to create a more sustainable caregiving experience.
  • Behaviors that Promote Sleep
    Get your best sleep! Check out these simple tips that can help improve your sleep.
  • Benefits of Laughter Yoga
    Laughter yoga is a practice involving prolonged voluntary laughter. Find out how this could benefit you.
  • Caregiver Self-Assessment
    Often caregivers are so concerned with caring for their loved one’s needs they lose sight of their own well-being. Use this questionnaire to self-evaluate and take care of you.
  • Cognitive Health After Cancer Treatment
    Cognitive problems following a cancer diagnosis and treatment are as "real" as any other cancer side-effect. Learn what you can do to build and improve you cognitive health!
  • Communicating Cancer
    Katie Narvarte, LMSW, OSW-C shared this helpful resource at the Survive & Thrive Symposium in Arlington during the Caring for Caregivers session. Walk through the steps and tips to develop your own communication plan.
  • EatRightFitness
    Make your health a priority! Here are five keys to success from EatRightFitness.
  • Fighting Cancer by Foot and Fork
    Eight helpful guidelines for every survivor to know and apply to their wellness routines!
  • Late Effects of Bone Marrow Transplant | From Head to Toe
    Understand the potential long term effects of transplant and learn what can be done about these risks. 
  • Late & Long-Term Effects of Cancer Treatment 
    Review some possible side effects of cancer treatment, then explore ideas of lifestyle changes that can help prevent the recurrence. 
  • Living Will 
    This is an Advance Directive. A directive to physicians and family or surrogates. This is applicable only when patient is determined (and documented) to have a condition that is terminal or irreversible.
  • Medical Power of Attorney
    This is an Advance Directive. Delegates an agent chosen by the patient to make health care decisions when the patient is unable to directly participate. This form is required. 
  • My Choices, My Wishes
    This is an advance care directive tool used to document the patient's values and goals for care. 
  • Reclaiming YOUr Sexuality After Cancer
    Things have changed. Your body is not the same. Emotionally, YOU are not the same. But, it’s time to reclaim YOU!
  • Southwest Quinoa Salad Recipe
    Nicole Hodace, MS, RDN, LD shared this tasty recipe during the Well Eating session at the Survive & Thrive Symposium in Arlington. Try something new and learn how the ingredients can the benefit you!