how to help
The authors of There Is No Good Card for This: What to Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love explain how to help someone you care about deal with a major illness, death, divorce or some other terrible, unexpected event.
“This isn’t a political conflict ― it’s a humanitarian crisis."
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“It’s a disaster."
Many people write me, asking about how to respond to someone who is diagnosed with a serious illness. People often want very badly to say or do the "right" thing.
Supporting a family who has a child with a serious illness is not a one-size-fits-all type of situation. We all cope with these challenges differently, says Jenny, so it's important to take cues from the family on how they would like people to help and be involved.
On Friday and Saturday, Cyclone Pam struck the South Pacific island country with winds of more than 185 mph, Reuters reported
These people desperately need all the assistance they can get. It will help them preserve their own well-being. It will also help them improve their caregiving since no one can be a good caregiver if they're burned out all the time.