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The Hidden Dangers of Social Isolation for Seniors and Their Caregivers

Social isolation, especially for seniors and their caregivers, is a growing concern. We’re here to share some awesome ways to stay connected!

Expert Insights on Cancer Care Resources: American Cancer Society’s Jennifer Nagy and Megan Landry Share Their Knowledge – Connecting the Community

In the inaugural episode of our new podcast series “Connecting the Community,” Affinity Senior Care CEO, Chris Zayid, speaks with Jennifer Nagy and Megan Landry from the American Cancer Society. In this episode, Chris and his esteemed guests discuss: Watch the full podcast above or read the transcript below. The transcript has been edited for …

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Cancer Care: 7 Kind Things You Can Do For a Cancer Patient

When a friend or family member is diagnosed with cancer, we frequently find ourselves at a loss for words. Unfortunately, there are no rules for talking to someone with cancer. But you can keep a few things in mind to ensure the conversation goes smoothly and you show your support. Allowing yourself some space to …

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Cancer Care: Why Hire Home Help for Cancer Patients

Cancer is still one of the most dreaded diseases in the world. While cancer survival rates have improved due to advances in cancer care treatment, the number of people living with cancer has also increased. The treatment is a daunting task for both the individual and the family. Specific treatments may have mild reactions, whereas …

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Taking Care of Yourself While Caring For Someone With Cancer

A cancer diagnosis affects everyone surrounding the person diagnosed. Fortunately, there are many new innovative treatments available which have positively changed survivor statistics. There are also many support groups and resources for both the cancer patient and their caregiver(s). Unlike in the past, most cancer treatments are received in outpatient treatment centers, not hospitals. This …

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Real Men Wear Pink

  Real Men Wear Pink Every October, men across the country band together to help raise money and awareness for breast cancer research. Though there are many ways of doing so, one way they raise awareness is through the ‘Real Men Wear Pink’ campaign, where those participating wear pink clothes throughout the month to show …

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