Palliative Manitoba | Canadian Virtual Hospice

“The moment we heard about Dad’s cancer diagnosis, everything changed in our family. My sister has always been kind of withdrawn. Well, she started to take over. I felt like my own world had ground to a halt; I couldn’t do anything useful. My brother just got busier and busier – totally absorbed in anything as long as it had nothing to do with Dad. Our first family dinner together after we got the news: we were like strangers. We didn’t have a clue how to even talk to each other.”

How do we cope with serious illness as a family? How can we support one another? Check out Fred Nelson from Canadian Virtual Hospice’s article to find out more on how you can work together, how you can support one another in a life-changing time:

ALL IN THIS TOGETHER: COPING WITH ADVANCED ILLNESS AND DYING AS A FAMILY

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