Teena Gates

Caregiving and Friendships: A Lonely Love

The isolation of becoming a caregiver led Teena Gates to find support in the most unexpected of places.

38 Caregivers Patient Stories

When Someone You Love Forgets Your Name
3 mins
article
Susanne White

When Someone You Love Forgets Your Name

4 Tips to Avoid Control Issues as a Caregiver
5 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

4 Tips to Avoid Control Issues as a Caregiver

How to Manage Anger and Guilt as a Caregiver
4 mins
article
Susanne White

How to Manage Anger and Guilt as a Caregiver

“Are You Okay?” 3 Communication Tips for Caregivers
3 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

“Are You Okay?” 3 Communication Tips for Caregivers

4 Self-Care Tips for Caregivers
4 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

4 Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

4 Ways Men Can Become Better Caregivers
4 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

4 Ways Men Can Become Better Caregivers

Caregiving Doesn’t Stop When Chemo Does
4 mins
article
Anna Crollman

Caregiving Doesn’t Stop When Chemo Does

Grounded and Grateful: How Caregivers Can Cope in the New Normal
4 mins
article
Susanne White

Grounded and Grateful: How Caregivers Can Cope in the New Normal

4 Things the Pandemic Has Taught me About Preparedness
6 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

4 Things the Pandemic Has Taught me About Preparedness

4 Ways Caregivers Must Adjust to the ‘New Normal’ in Isolation
4 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

4 Ways Caregivers Must Adjust to the ‘New Normal’ in Isolation

How I Manage My Day as a Caregiver
6 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

How I Manage My Day as a Caregiver

The Hidden Costs of Caregiving
6 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

The Hidden Costs of Caregiving

What New Caregivers Should Know
3 mins
article
Susanne White

What New Caregivers Should Know

 5 Steps to Let Friends in When You’re Struggling with Cancer
4 mins
article
Anna Crollman

5 Steps to Let Friends in When You’re Struggling with Cancer

5 Ways Caregivers Can Help After a Heart Attack
4 mins
article
Kimby Jagnandan

5 Ways Caregivers Can Help After a Heart Attack

What Caregiving Taught me About Holiday Magic
3 mins
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Susanne White

What Caregiving Taught me About Holiday Magic

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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