Laura McKee

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent

When a parent becomes ill or is ill long-term, we wonder how it affects our children. Are they okay as they say they are? How much should we tell them? Laura McKee talks about her family’s strategies for coping and communication.

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Say What? How to Nip Unwanted Cancer Advice in the Bud
9 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

Say What? How to Nip Unwanted Cancer Advice in the Bud

Escape to the Mountains: Running from Huntington's Disease
5 mins
article
Sarah Foster

Escape to the Mountains: Running from Huntington's Disease

Grief and Healing After Cancer
55 mins 37 secs
podcast

Grief and Healing After Cancer

A Short Guide to Traveling with Heart Failure
10 mins
article
Rob Obey

A Short Guide to Traveling with Heart Failure

COPD, Mental Health, COVID-19 and Me
4 mins
article
Steven Hudson

COPD, Mental Health, COVID-19 and Me

How Heart Failure Prepared Me for a Pandemic
6 mins
article
Rob Obey

How Heart Failure Prepared Me for a Pandemic

Can Telling Our Story Help with Cancer Trauma?
4 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

Can Telling Our Story Help with Cancer Trauma?

The Fires of Hope: Life after a Heart Attack
5 mins
article
Jeff Breece

The Fires of Hope: Life after a Heart Attack

3 Powerful Self-Care Habits for Caregivers
3 mins
article
Susanne White

3 Powerful Self-Care Habits for Caregivers

Self-Kindness and Anxiety: Fake it ‘til You Make it
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Self-Kindness and Anxiety: Fake it ‘til You Make it

COVID-19 and Living with Huntington's Disease
4 mins
article
Sarah Foster

COVID-19 and Living with Huntington's Disease

Migraine and Weight Gain: Are They Linked?
5 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Migraine and Weight Gain: Are They Linked?

5 Ways to Find Hope with Huntington's Disease
3 mins
article
Sarah Foster

5 Ways to Find Hope with Huntington's Disease

Staying Calm: Caregiving in the Face of Anger
5 mins
article
Susanne White

Staying Calm: Caregiving in the Face of Anger

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

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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