Illness changes everything. Support allows the patient to focus on the essential work of treatment and healing. Learn about the value and importance of support and gain insights about not just the difficulties but also identify ways to ask for and accept the support needed.
Medical gaslighting is a practice that needs to stop. It causes harm to patients. Education and training programs for healthcare professionals must be adjusted to address this issue.
During times of illness and recovery, certain food, like soup, can be good medicine. Nourishing and sustaining us, food is powerful medicine, as we struggle to heal and regain our strength.
Losing friendships is common during a challenging illness. In fact, such loss was a recurring theme in my interviews with people facing a serious health challenge.
Support is essential to help navigate the many challenges of a serious illness. Asking for and accepting help, however, is often complicated because we value our independence.
Receiving medical test results for a serious illness is like a sucker punch. According to patients, having someone there when getting medical test results, is invaluable.
This is a place to learn from patients how to navigate the patient journey more effectively from diagnosis through treatment and recovery. Stay up to date with news, announcements and updates.