A Caregiver’s Perspective: The Partner

November 24, 2014

I knew I was on to something good when I arrived home from meeting Brent for the first time. We had a fun night out after a spontaneous meeting through a mutual friend. When I got home, I broke the unwritten rule of waiting a while to text someone new. I was thrilled when he […]

A Caregiver’s Perspective: The Unaffected Sibling

November 17, 2014

My brother Evan was born on July 3rd, 2007. Two days after he was born, he was diagnosed with severe hemophilia A. I was eight years old when he was born and had never heard of this condition. It was difficult for me to grasp that my little brother would not live a ‘normal’ life. […]

November is National Caregiver Month

November 2, 2014

The bleeding disorders community is made up of dedicated caregivers. Moms, dads, grandparents, partners, spouses, and friends play a crucial supportive role in their loved one’s well-being. However, caregivers can often feel stressed, overwhelmed and burnt out. Therefore, it is important for caregivers to remember to take time just for them. Caregivers often feel guilty […]

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