The Cancer Connection Idaho is a community – a homelike place where people affected by cancer can be with others with similar concerns a place to reduce feelings of isolation and stigma a place for people to learn self-care, healthy lifestyle and other information necessary so...Read More
The Cancer Connection Idaho was created to address the need for comprehensive non-medical support for people with cancer and their families. We embrace holistic, individualized approaches to health and healing. We will provide quality support and educational wellness programs that will empower individuals, give them tools and resources, and provide them with healthy coping strategies.
Consider The Conversation is a MUST-SEE documentary about our health care system’s attitude towards end of life, which is deeply flawed. If you can’t put your finger on exactly why or how to make it better, you should see this film. If your own experience with a loved one, client or patient has left you wounded, you should see this film. If you want to face the inevitably of death with confidence and hope, you should see this film.
I am committed to the idea that The Cancer Connection Idaho will provide free services to those in need in collaboration with all our fine health care facilities and practitioners in the Treasure Valley. There is more than enough heartache to go around and more than enough energy in our valley to help mend the heartache.
Physical and emotional changes can have a huge effect in our lives. It is my goal to encourage those affected to embrace the positive side. It can far outweigh the negative.
My son-in-law was diagnosed with mouth cancer. I spent a month in the UK during and after his extensive surgery. I didn’t know anyone there and was pretty much on my own in a foreign country without my support system. But during that month away, the importance of having a community was brought home to me in a very personal way.