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Additional Support Resources
Reach Out to Others for Support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS's) support groups are the perfect place to talk with other people affected by blood cancers, including patients, family members and caregivers. The groups provide mutual support and offer the opportunity to discuss anxieties and concerns with others who share the same experiences. This sharing strengthens the family bond and enhances everyo...
Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program If you've been recently diagnosed with cancer, you may find it helpful to speak with someone who's been through treatment and learned how to manage the same disease you're trying to cope with each day. The Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program is a peer-to-peer program that matches newly diagnosed patients and their families with trained volunteers who ha...
Caregiving often starts gradually with tasks such as driving to medical appointments, shopping for groceries and housecleaning. Over time, this can even lead to round-the-clock care, which can feel overwhelming. Your tasks may grow to include feeding, bathing, supervising medications, arranging medical care and managing financial and legal affairs. In November 2009, National Alliance for Caregiving, in collab...
In addition to our programs and services for blood cancer patients, families and caregivers, LLS is pleased to offer an extensive directory of national and international resources. These organizations can help with cancer-related issues like financial assistance, support and counseling, assistance with transportation, etc. It may be helpful for you to browse through each section to discover all that is offered. Th...