A Guide for Cancer Caregivers

A Guide for Cancer Caregivers© Our handy guide and advice for Cancer Caregivers. This guide shares Barbara’s blogs that were published by AARP Colorado from June 2018 to January 2020.  These blogs describe actual patient stories and shares tips for caregivers.  Also included are a variety of resources for the cancer caregiver. It is our […]

Arizona’s caregivers must take good care of themselves, too

She woke up one morning early, as she usually did to get things done before his day started. She walked into their bathroom and fainted, falling backward and hitting her head on the tile floor. She called to him and he helped her back to bed. But, they realized that she was bleeding from a […]

Latest from the CDC

From CDC.gov This COVID-19 website is maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State by state data, travel restrictions and public health guidelines are updated frequently. Find the most up-to-date information regarding testing and vaccine production here. Get the Latest

PhRMA COVID-19 Treatment Progress

From PhRMA America’s biopharmaceutical companies are dedicated to combating COVID-19. All treatments and vaccines go through rigorous testing and several rounds of clinical trials to ensure efficacy and safety. PhRMA maintains an updated tracker with the current status of potential solutions. See the Progress

The Biopharmaceutical Industry is Tracking and Researching COVID-19 Variants

From The Catalyst The biopharmaceutical industry is committed to developing solutions to help diagnose, treat and prevent COVID-19. Across the industry, companies are tracking emerging variants using genomic surveillance to identify and decode changes in the virus, as well as further continuing clinical research to assess whether modifications or boosters are warranted to existing vaccines […]

Living with Cancer, a CareGivers Journey©

Living with Cancer, a CareGivers Journey© My writing journey is well underway! Watch for my new book, Living with Cancer, a CareGivers Journey© to be available in the spring of 2022. The goal of this project is to provide insights and resources that will lead the reader to be a more educated cancer patient and […]

We Will Survive™!

Dear Friends: We look back on the ‘year that was’ and feel grateful that we did ‘Survive’ and are still Surviving. Not without pain, fear, loss, loneliness but also with new knowledge, understanding and awe. We saw advances in the research and treatment of COVID and also in cancer. We also learned that through collaboration […]

CARE Act Extended for 2021

  ‘You can still help cancer patients and caregivers by donating ‘now’ for 2021. Your donation of $300 per person or $600 per couple is available. We need your help more than ever as we continue our free cancer education and resource services ‘virtually’. You can contact us by phone. Thanks to the Coronavirus Aid, […]

Cancer Caregiving Journey: Surviving the Holidays!

Barbara Baroff Kavanagh, MSW, LCSW ‘Tis the season for parties and presents, but not for everyone. No sooner do you get through Thanksgiving, and you are hearing Christmas songs. There is no recovery time between Holidays. Everywhere you turn there are things to buy online and in shops, elaborate decorations to put up and ads […]