Wishes for a New Year!

Posted December 31st, 2021

My oh my, we are on the cusp of a new year! That can bring so many feelings for patients, families, staff. Some are relieved the last year is over, some are anxious about the new year, and still, others are eager for a new year of life. It can be a time of ‘resolutions’ […]

Holiday Coping and Enjoying

Posted December 17th, 2021

For cancer patients and families who are in current treatment, holidays can be a bit tricky. We may not have the energy for large gatherings. Our appetites and treatment sensitivities may suggest a small and VERY downsized day…even a day that is very private. People can get really stressed out around the holidays. We can […]

Re-Thinking Community

Posted December 10th, 2021

“When we get too caught up in the busyness of the world, we lose connection with one another – and ourselves.”– Jack Kornfield December offers great opportunities for learning about how our intercultural world celebrates.  Among celebrations during this month are: Hanukkah (Jewish) Christmas Day (Christian) Boxing Day (Australian, Canadian, English, Irish) Kwanzaa (African American) […]

Tips from Your Cancer Care Team – Coping with Treatment During the Holidays

Posted December 8th, 2021

The holiday season can be stressful, overwhelming, and exhausting. This is often even more true if you are undergoing or recovering from cancer treatment. It’s important to still enjoy the holiday season, but without pushing yourself too hard. So, here’s a list of tips that will hopefully allow you to navigate your cancer treatments during […]