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In the second of two parts, Judi Ebbert writes about the end of her husband’s cancer story.
In the first of two parts, Judi Ebbert, who usually writes for HealthCentral about the science of medicine, writes from a personal place: her own story of caregiving for her husband during his colon cancer journey.
Stay active, be aware of potential financial issues, and talk to others experiencing the same cancer journey to lessen the anxiety and depression associated with caregiving for a loved one with advanced cancer, Judi counsels. Her husband died of cancer in 2001.
Care partner implies that the person who is living with the disease and the person providing care are equal and that is as it should be. But this isn’t always the case, so when are you a caregiver, and when are you a care partner?