Support

Support

Are you a family member or friend and don’t really know how you might be of support to your “Kidney Cancer Warrior”? There are many things that can be offered as assistance. Think about simply picking up the phone and let them know you are there to help. Things that can be offered:

  • Go for a visit, if they feel up to it.
  • Just sit and listen, sometimes this helps them cope with feelings.
  • Go to the doctor with them.
  • Make a meal or snack and take to them.
  • Offer to run errand.
  • Offer to do yard work or housework.
  • Help coordinate visits of groups of friends.
  • Simply tell them you are the support group of the support group.

Support Groups

Hospice Care and Support

A type of care and philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill patient or seriously ill patient’s symptoms. Hospice care focuses on bringing comfort, self-respect, and tranquility to people in the final year of life. Goto www.hospicefoundation.org or www.hospicenet.org.