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Topics Covered

  • Definition of a Caregiver
  • What Research Tells Us about Caregivers’ Well Being
  • Caregiving for an Older Adult
  • Caregiving for a Younger Adult
  • Couples, Partners, Siblings & Friends
  • Challenges of Caregivers for Cancer Survivors
  • Care Coordination Challenges & Tips
  • Stresses on Family, Partners, Friends & Loved Ones
  • Coping with Holidays, Birthdays & Special Occasions
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions
  • Long-Distance Caregiving
  • Practical Tips for Managing Caregivers’ Stress
  • Strategies for Self-Care
  • The Increasing Role of Telemedicine Appointments
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/ Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Elaine Shum, MD

Assistant Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU Langone Health

Guadalupe R. Palos, DrPH, MSW, RN

Former Clinical Protocol Administration Manager, Office of Cancer Survivorship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Author and Researcher in Health Care Disparities, Caregiving & Survivorship

Neena Kapoor-Hintzen, MSN, ANP-C

Supportive Care Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Provider Manager, Supportive Care, Geriatric Oncology, and Integrative Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Alyson Erardy, MSW

Caregiver Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on April 25, 2022.

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