Does someone you love have a chronic illness or disability? Do you wonder what to say, what to do, or whether to offer sympathy or help? Is the illness of someone you love changing your relationship?
Everyone is different when it comes to dealing with the strong emotions of loss or the physical changes that come with long-term illness or disability. The one going through the process has to grieve their loss, and we all move through the stages of grief differently. Yet a caring loved one or friend who will be there through our journey is always appreciated in the long run. We trust you will find tips and strategies in this section that will help you to help someone you love with a chronic illness or disability.
"My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world." ~ Jack Layton