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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Customer Spotlight: Powering Through Chronic Illness with Caleigh

Customer Spotlight: Powering Through Chronic Illness with Caleigh

March 20, 2018

For 20-year-old Caleigh Miller of Wallkill, New York, life is something to be lived to the fullest. If you ever speak with Caleigh, she’s one of the bubbliest people you’ll ever meet – effervescent and full of energy. Caleigh is many things, a lover of the color pink, an aspiring actress and also a chronic illness fighter. Caleigh shares her top tips for staying occupied and positive, even when going through tough times health-wise.

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Learn More about the Different Types of IV Antibiotics

Learn More about the Different Types of IV Antibiotics

February 28, 2018 1 Comment

Many people have asked us about receiving antibiotics through an IV. We thought that this post would be helpful for our community and we wanted to help shed some light on IV antibiotics. Please feel free to email us with anything else that you would like to learn about. Why...

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4 Tips for Dating with Breast Cancer

4 Tips for Dating with Breast Cancer

February 27, 2018

When you’ve had breast cancer, one of the biggest challenges can be determining how and when is the right way to tell a potential partner about your cancer. Whether you’re a current breast cancer patient or have completed your treatment, the idea of going on a date is already daunting enough,...

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Diagnosed with Lymphoma at 22: Missy's Survivor Story

Diagnosed with Lymphoma at 22: Missy's Survivor Story

January 17, 2018

As you can imagine, there’s no way to ever be prepared to hear you have cancer; and even once you are diagnosed, there’s no way to be prepared for the physical and emotional road that lies ahead. Twenty-two years into my relatively healthy life – and I say relatively only...

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The essential wardrobe guide for breast cancer treatments

The essential wardrobe guide for breast cancer treatments

January 05, 2018

Our good friend and overall lady boss, Christie Mangir, shares her ultimate wardrobe list for prepping for breast cancer treatments, surgeries and other related procedures. She is the ultimate fighter and has made it her professional and personal mission to give back to the breast cancer community.  When I was...

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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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A Cancer Fighter's Choice to Seek Happiness.

A Cancer Fighter's Choice to Seek Happiness.

December 11, 2017

For 66-year-old Ashok, being diagnosed with lung cancer 8 years ago was difficult, but it strengthened his resolve to enjoy life. When asked, “what advice would you give to people diagnosed with cancer?” he replied, “Just be happy.” "Just be Happy" Being happy in the face of multiple treatment regimens...

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Traveling with Chronic Illness? Our Medical Expert shares this Quick Checklist

Traveling with Chronic Illness? Our Medical Expert shares this Quick Checklist

December 07, 2017 1 Comment

Getting ready for holiday travel? Care+Wear advisor, Dr. Greg Weingart, Emergency Medicine Physician and Assistant Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, shares his tips for how to best prepare for travel with a serious or chronic illness.  Bring a medical history list Before you leave home, be sure to have at...

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Chicago Bulls Donate Care+Wear PICC Line Covers

Chicago Bulls Donate Care+Wear PICC Line Covers

December 05, 2017

CHICAGO BULLS DONATE MONTH’S SUPPLY OF HEALTHWEAR TO ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE AND LURIE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL Bulls are first NBA Team to partner with leading innovative healthwear provider Care+Wear on PICC Line Covers PRESS RELEASE (CHICAGO) - Today the Chicago Bulls announced that, in collaboration with Care+Wear, the team will donate...

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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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The Little Things in Life: Finding Gratitude in the Face of Adversity

The Little Things in Life: Finding Gratitude in the Face of Adversity

September 25, 2017

In May 2017, Cindy Jones underwent her third knee replacement. While her past surgeries had been effective, it wasn’t until this third surgery that she received the perfect prosthetic. Despite initial success post-surgery, Cindy had a number of difficulties getting back to normal. Cindy shares how she overcame these obstacles...

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