Thursday, January 29, 2009

Chat with Hester

We are hosting an online chat today from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. on a topic that touches so many people around us. Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, will be answering questions on coping with being a caregiver for someone who is ill.

Hester is the Chief of Oncology Social Work at BIDMC. A nationally known speaker, she has written numerous articles for professional journals and has authored two books: Woman to Woman: A Handbook for Women Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer and After Breast Cancer: A Common-Sense Guide to Life after Treatment.

Illness and hospitalization can be a stressful and challenging time for patients and their families. There are many emotional and practical issues that a caregiver may have to deal with during a loved ones illness. Hester will answer your questions about caring for caregivers.

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