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Allison Disarufino

Caring for Caregivers During Cancer Treatment Is Important, Too

Using a meal delivery schedule service has helped me care for the people I love

Hannah Keels

Asking for Support Helps Me Heal

Learning how to give family and friends actionable tasks has been an essential part of my journey with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer

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Do You Know Someone Who Has Cancer? Here’s How You Can Help.

Check out these resources, including a helpful program that brings family, friends and caregivers together through meal-giving

Supporting A Loved One With Cancer Infographic

Supporting A Loved One With Cancer

Helpful resources for family, friends and caregivers

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Put Yourself on the A-List This Summer

Between juggling summer camps, planning vacations and chauffeuring non-stop, moms may have fallen off their own priority lists this summer. Let’s fix that.

Lori LoCicero

My Husband and I Talked About Almost Everything. I Wish We’d Known to Talk About Death

Living through the death of my husband taught me the importance of discussing end-of-life wishes with your loved ones

Jaclyn Smith

15 Minutes With: Jaclyn Smith Talks to HealthyWoman on the 20th Anniversary of Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The Charlie’s Angels star credits her friends with getting her through her treatment

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Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet for National Prescription Drug Takeback Day

Saturday, April 30 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — when you can safely dispose of old or unused medications

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How Becoming My Husband’s Caregiver in My 30s Changed My Life

We used to have big plans — now we focus on just getting through each day

Austin Weirich with his mom, Leslie, on their last Mother’s Day together, 2016.

My Son Didn’t Commit a Crime When He Took His Own Life

Losing Austin forced me to understand that suicide isn’t a choice. Now, I’m on a mission to save others who may be at risk.

The Final Chapter written on an old typewriter

End-of-Life Conversations Can Be Hard, but Your Loved Ones Will Thank You

While 90% of adults say that talking to their loved ones about their end-of-life wishes is important, only 27% have actually had these conversations

Two people sit next to each other with pensive looks on their faces. One is older and one is younger. They are not making eye contact.

What Is Family Estrangement? A Relationship Expert Describes the Problem and Research Agenda

Almost 70 million people in the United States report being estranged from a family member

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