Category Archives: Caregivers

How One Family Reached Out for Help to Face Cancer Together

By Cancer Foundation on December 6 / 2016

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Uncategorized ]

The Savoy family never expected a cancer diagnosis to become part of their lives, and to change everything so suddenly. But when Peter, a husband…

12 Things to Consider if your Colleague is Returning to Work after Cancer Treatment

By Cancer Foundation on November 8 / 2016

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers ]

Do you have a colleague returning to work after cancer treatment? Not sure what to say or do? Here are twelve things to consider: Returning…

CLIMB: Register NOW!

By Cancer Foundation on September 28 / 2016

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers ]

The CLIMB program offered at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation may be just what you’re looking for. The aim of this…

Coming This Fall: CLIMB for Older Teens!

By Cancer Foundation on July 6 / 2016

[ Cancer Coaching, Caregivers ]

With the success of CLIMB at the Cancer Foundation many families asked if a similar program was available to…

TELUS Helps Kids CLIMB

By Cancer Foundation on July 6 / 2016

[ Cancer Coaching, Caregivers ]

CLIMB (Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery) is designed to support children and youth whose loved ones are affected by cancer. Through art…

NEW Workshop for Caregivers: Positive Thinking Through Self Hypnosis

By Stephanie Woodard on January 27 / 2016

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

The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation offers a number of Coaching Workshops to provide Cancer Survivors and Caregivers with the opportunity…

Eat your fruits & veggies – and learn why!

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on November 27 / 2015

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families, Nutrition ]

I’m sure you can recall a time when you were told to eat your vegetables and fruit. But have you ever asked yourself Why? Why are these foods…

Emily’s Plate

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on November 27 / 2015

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families, News, Nutrition ]

My name is Emily Fitzgerald and I have recently had the pleasure of joining the team at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. As this is my…

No One Wants to Die, Alone

By Paula Muldoon on June 3 / 2015

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers ]

When I first heard of the cancer coaching program, I cried. I cried with relief. I cried that someone cares. I cried because someone took the initiative…

Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation Celebrates Nurses Week

By Johanne Levesque on May 14 / 2015

[ Cancer, Caregivers, News ]

Cancer patient Millie Bourdeau and Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation VP of Survivorship Care Johanne Levesque present oncology nurse Sandra…