Support Groups

Caregiver Workshop - Brain Tumor

 

Workshop Offered To Families and Friends Providing Home Care For Brain Tumor Patients

The Department of Neurosurgery at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, with funding support from the national Brain Tumor Foundation (NBTF) and the Argosy Foundation, will host a free workshop. The workshop offers techniques to tackle many home care challenges in caring for persons with brain tumors. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

The workshop covers several topics:

 

  • Understanding brain tumors and treatment;
  • Managing common symptoms and side effects;
  • Building a personal support network;
  • Accessing community resources;
  • Taking care of a home-bound person; and
  • Getting legal and insurance issues in order