Category Archives: Caregivers

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Cancer and COVID-19: What can I do to help myself and others?

By Bonney Elliott on March 16 / 2020

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, News ]

With everything going on right now, we at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation are especially concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on people…

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Cancer and Relationships: Overcoming the Many Challenges

By Mélina Ladouceur on January 22 / 2020

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

As a Cancer Coach, I get to witness something truly incredible happening each time I meet with my clients. In the midst of one of one of the…

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Remembering Mary through an Incredible Cycling Journey

By Cancer Foundation on September 3 / 2019

[ Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Events, Families ]

It took Mark Lawrenson 39 days to travel more than 2,600 kilometres in a loop across Ontario, with just his bicycle and about 80…

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How Coaching Helped Ariane Support her Family…and Herself

By Cancer Foundation on June 26 / 2019

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families, Uncategorized ]

Ariane and her father at her graduation  When someone is diagnosed with cancer, it can affect each member of the family very differently.…

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Meeting our Community’s Needs…in Mandarin and Cantonese!

By Cancer Foundation on October 9 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

This summer, a special grant made an exciting partnership possible between the Cancer Foundation and a community organization looking to offer…

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Changing Lives Before 9

By Linda Eagen on May 9 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Clinical Trials, Events, News, Research ]

Earlier today, when over 500 business and community leaders greeted each other with a “good morning,” they didn’t know what an incredible…

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Preparing for a Medical Appointment

By Bonney Elliott on February 5 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers ]

As a Cancer Coach, I work with people living with cancer and their loved ones to regain a sense of control after a diagnosis of cancer. A frequent…

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Caring for A Loved One With Cancer

By Patricia Barrett-Robillard on January 3 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

If you are a caregiver, you probably know that caring for a loved one can be very overwhelming and stressful at times.  Caregivers often report…

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What are you hoping for this holiday season?

By Bonney Elliott on December 13 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

As a cancer coach, I listen to the hopes and dreams of people living with cancer and their families. Hope means different things to different…

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Let’s show we K2 Care!

By Catherine Boivin on October 5 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Events, Families, News, Uncategorized ]

Guests at the K2Care Campaign Launch listened intently as Mark Cooke told his story, explaining that a single doctor’s appointment in Ottawa could…