When patients come first, they live longer, fuller lives. Our five-year survival rate for patients with metastatic cancer is nearly five times greater than the national rate. See the data and learn what the gift of more time means to the people we care for.
If you’re looking for a gift for a friend or family member who has cancer, chances are you’re searching for something special. Traditional temptations, such as sweets or spirits, may provide comfort, but don’t support the healthy lifestyle essential to treatment and recovery. To lift up the person you love, think outside the box.
Gifts of time don’t cost anything, but come with priceless memories. You could:
Options abound when it comes to encouraging fitness, including:
Food is always a welcome gift, especially when you make it easier to purchase and prepare nutritious meals. Consider:
Plants make wonderful gifts and can also function as room purifiers. Numerous houseplants are known to absorb airborne toxins, eliminate respiratory irritants and reduce the effects of gases, fumes and exhaust that may sneak into the house. A few plants that are powerful air cleaners are English ivy, peace lily, Boston fern, wax begonia and spider plants. Check the following resources to see additional plant names and their health benefits.
Still stuck? You can’t go wrong with these choices:
Wishing you and yours the healthiest of holidays!
Ghosh Center Health Coach