Shaping What’s in your “Cancer Box”: Hillary Black’s Cancer Journey

Shaping What’s in your “Cancer Box”: Hillary Black’s Cancer Journey

June 27, 2018

Back in October 2017, we met Hillary Black at a breast cancer awareness event hosted by WeWork. We loved meeting her and hearing her story so much that we wanted to share it with all of you. Thank you for inspiring us Hillary! Everyone reacts differently to illness – especially...

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A Different Kind of Superhero – Caregiver Spotlight: Erin Crapser

A Different Kind of Superhero – Caregiver Spotlight: Erin Crapser

June 06, 2018

One of our favorite caregivers is Erin Crapser. Erin is mother to 5 kids, including 25-year-old Morgan. Morgan has developmental disabilities and gastrointestinal disease which requires her to receive TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition). TPN, also known as intravenous or IV nutrition, allows patients who have issues with their digestive systems...

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The Ultimate Lyme Disease Gift Guide

The Ultimate Lyme Disease Gift Guide

December 14, 2017

Care+Wear and our partner Global Lyme Alliance, the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, asked our communities on social media what they thought were essential items to bring to treatment. This checklist could also provide some inspiration for caregivers who want to help their loved ones...

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Why we wouldn't Settle: a Thought Piece from our Co-founders

Why we wouldn't Settle: a Thought Piece from our Co-founders

November 24, 2017

Three and a half years ago, we set out on a radical mission to change the healthcare industry. We had friends and family diagnosed with cancer told to wear tube socks over their PICC lines and felt that there had to be something better. We wouldn’t and couldn’t accept that using...

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Finding Your Place as a Caregiver

Finding Your Place as a Caregiver

November 01, 2017

A week before the end of her fifth-grade year, Taylor’s mother was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Although she was told she had 15 months to live, Taylor’s mom being the strong-willed, positive person she was fought for four years before passing away. Over those four years, Taylor’s family made...

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Chemotherapy and Happiness: How to Find the Strength in Accepting Your Limitations

Chemotherapy and Happiness: How to Find the Strength in Accepting Your Limitations

August 24, 2017

When you are first diagnosed with cancer you hear the phrases “Stay Strong” and “Be Strong” a lot. Sometimes it can be difficult to remain “strong,” not only for yourself, but for your friends and family as well. Often times you want to show your loved ones strength by denying...

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Pro Racer AJ Jacobsen Didn't Let her PICC Slow Her Down, Here's Why

Pro Racer AJ Jacobsen Didn't Let her PICC Slow Her Down, Here's Why

August 21, 2017

Slowing down has never been an option for motorcycle road racer AJ Jacobsen. Prescribed a PICC Line following a serious accident, AJ shares how her Care+Wear PICC Line Cover helped her to get in and out of her motorcycle leather while in peak racing season. As a motorcycle road racer,...

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Receiving Support After a Cancer Diagnosis

Receiving Support After a Cancer Diagnosis

August 07, 2017

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be one of the hardest pieces of news for both patients and their families. While sometimes it might seem like you’re all alone, there are many different ways that you can receive support, both financially and emotionally. One of our partners is CancerCare, a non-profit...

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A new kind of bond: Siblings fight against Mitochondrial Disease

A new kind of bond: Siblings fight against Mitochondrial Disease

July 24, 2017

There aren’t too many times in my life where I can remember not being wrapped up in the world of hospitals, doctors and medical treatments... I was only seven years old when my youngest brother, Tyler, came crashing into this world 7 weeks early. From the very start, we were...

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Cancer Support Communities: Helping You and Your Loved Ones During and After Diagnosis

Cancer Support Communities: Helping You and Your Loved Ones During and After Diagnosis

March 08, 2016

Life after receiving a cancer diagnosis can be altered pretty dramatically. Finding a structured, safe and compassionate environment with cancer support communities - both online and offline - will help you get through the day to day. So what are cancer support communities? How can they help? Cancer support communities...

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Introducing Our New Program: Buy a Cover for Someone in Need

Introducing Our New Program: Buy a Cover for Someone in Need

December 09, 2015

Happy Holidays from Care+Wear! We hope you are able to spend the season with friends, family and your loved ones. Many of you have expressed that even though you do not have a PICC line, you want to buy a PICC line cover for someone who needs one. We are excited...

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