Pooja Rajani

Managing Caregiver Stress During the Holidays

The holidays can be difficult for many of us caring for a loved one dealing with life-threatening or chronic illnesses. Phrases like, “Happy Holidays” or “Happy New Year” might take on a different meaning as we walk into the holidays. With everyone cheering, shopping, and getting together for the holidays, it can be difficult to...
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Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) – Misconceptions About Survivability

A new study revealed that adults over 60 years diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) have substantial misperceptions regarding their treatment. They tended to overestimate their risks of dying due to treatment and the likelihood of a cure, compared to their oncologists’ estimates. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) is a cancer of the blood and bone...
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Evolution in the Role of a Caregiver

Most people are thrust into the role of caregivers based on their personal relationships and the needs of people around them. Being a caregiver changes your life. You see things differently and you experience things differently. I have been a caregiver for many years – for both family and friends. Taking care of someone you...
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