End of Life issues Archive

Living with Barth Syndrome


Shelley speaks with Mike and Joyce about life with Barth Syndrome, and how families cope when life ends.

Managing Caregiver Stress


Joyce talks with Eve and with Dr. Sheryle Baker about the changes that occur in the dynamics between the patient and the caregiver, and how we can all help the caregiver survive.

Passing it Forward – DIPG


Mike and Joyce speak with Louise Bunting about her experience, about DIPG, and about turning her grief and that of her family and friends into positive action, passing forward the kindness that was shown to them.

Betty Garrett – Caring for Caregivers


As the wife of a cancer patient, Betty Garrett was thrust into the role of caregiver and didn’t have a clue what to do, but she learned quickly.

Riding the Horse called Hope… a conversation with bill penzer

You would think that a person who had been a practicing psychologist for more than four decades would know how to cope with the diagnosis of cancer in one of his grown children. Psychologists are a source of refuge, help, and direction for many of us who suffer with all kinds of maladies and are […]

Lessons from Mark and Forrest

Mike Lawing shares his thoughts about life, risk factors, and our different vulnerabilities to cancers and other diseases such as mesothelioma.