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Category: Caregivers

August 15, 2017

Helping caregivers find their way back to normal

When a critical incident takes its toll on staff, the volunteers on the Critical Incident Stress Management team helps them figure what normal looks like after an emotional trauma.

Caregivers, News, Physician Stories, Trauma, UNC Stories

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June 29, 2017

Researchers strive to improve cancer care for older patients

At the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago, UNC Lineberger researchers led by Hyman B. Muss, MD, presented preliminary findings from several studies focused on older adults with cancer.

Cancer, Caregivers, Seniors

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Shannon Carson

July 20, 2016

Study shows meetings with palliative care clinicians offer no addit...

The research published in JAMA also found that ICU clinicians provided adequate communication, information.

Caregivers, Chronic Illness

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Patience and Isaac Leino

November 3, 2014

A Mother and an Advocate

Patience Leino and her husband, Jordan, only spent 24 weeks with Isaac, their first child, but his memory lives on through Patience’s quest for optimal patient- and family-centered care at North Carolina Children’s Hospital.

Caregivers, UNC Stories

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October 16, 2013

Kaden Gray Robinson: The Boy with the Servant’s Heart

A 10-year-old Chapel Hill boy uses his passion for helping others to nourish the bodies and souls of patients and families who stay at SECU Family House.

Caregivers, Community, UNC Stories

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November 21, 2012

Cindy Korff: A Caregiver Gives Thanks

The mother of a 22-year-old Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune says thanks to the medical professionals at UNC Hospitals who saved her son’s life and the new-found friends-for-life who buoyed her at SECU Family House while helping her son heal.

Caregivers, UNC Stories

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