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17 Gift Ideas to Help With Healing and Recovery After Surgery

This gift list includes helpful ideas and practical tips to help all patients heal from all types of surgery. I’m recovering from my second orthopedic surgery in less than a year, and have learned the best gifts for patients. No matter what type of surgery your friend or family member underwent, you’ll find something to help with healing here. I […]

How to Sleep in a Noisy Hospital – 8 Tips for Patients

The irony about hospitals is that you’re supposed to heal, but it’s hard to sleep! These tips for sleeping in a hospital are for patients who want to heal fast and furious. Plus, here’s a brief summary of research showing how sleep disruption affects a patient’s healing process. First, the bad news: research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows that there are […]

Gifts for Parents of Kids With Cancer

It’s hard to know what to do or say, but you can help ease the pain of childhood leukemia with these gifts for parents of kids with cancer. A practical gift for parents is Happily Hungry: Smart Recipes for Kids with Cancer by Danielle Cook Navidi. The recipes are dedicated to children undergoing cancer treatment and recovery, and contain nutrient-dense dishes that combine […]

What to Say and How to Help Someone With Cancer

When someone you know has cancer, you feel helpless and powerless. Here’s what to say and how to help someone with cancer – these practical and specific tips are from a writer and cancer survivor. “When everyone else flees, be the one who stays,” writes Regina Brett in Be the Miracle: 50 Lessons for Making the Impossible Possible. She says she’s […]

Gifts for Quadriplegics, Paraplegics and People in Wheelchairs

This list of gifts for paraplegics, quadriplegics, and other people in wheelchairs range from practical ideas to encouraging gifts. These ideas are inspired by the most common health conditions and problems that paraplegics and quadriplegics face – from depression to chronic pain. The best gift you can give is something encouraging and life-giving. A High Quality Gel Foam Seat Cushion isn’t […]

Get Well Soon Messages and Gifts for Cancer Patients

These gifts and “get well soon” messages for cancer patients will help with healing and energy. We found a wide variety of practical gifts and ideas that are thoughtful and helpful. An Alexander Del Rossa Microfiber Fleece Bathrobe is a practical gift for a cancer patient. The best gift ideas for cancer patients come from the survivors themselves – and that’s the foundation of these […]