What does it mean to be a Case Manager? It means pushing past the impossible to find a way to make things happen. Here’s an example, we’ll call “Gabe’s Exciting Trip Home”: Gabe was at Camp Simcha in NY when his parents called to say a long-awaited surgery date had become available. Great news except…it … Read more
We were Interviewed by CBC Radio about our Disney trip. “Un groupe d’enfants dont les parents sont malades sont partis de Toronto lundi midi pour un séjour de 4 jours à Disney World à Orlando. C’est l’organisme à but non lucratif Chai Lifeline qui a organisé le voyage.” “A group of children whose parents are sick … Read more
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Camp Lifeline is a Chai Lifeline Canada program. The need was recognized for local specialized daytime programming for kids who could not attend regular summer camps. This is due to complex medical needs and an increased risk of contracting infections. For two weeks a year, Camp Lifeline provides a unique camping experience. Campers are provided … Read more
While most people were enjoying their long weekend our dedicated staff were hard at work arranging this: “Gabriel is due for his kidney surgery this Wednesday. His doctors “A Team” will remove the growth on his Kidney. As a result his camping adventure at Camp Simcha (in the NY Catskills) was cut a few days … Read more
Since “coming out” with my Metastatic Breast Cancer diagnosis, the most asked question I get from others is: “How did you tell you kids about your cancer coming back?” Before I answer the question I need to say this. I’m telling the story from my point of view, as their mother, sharing how I told … Read more