Join Sabrina Kinckle and Jane Strassel as they discuss the power of love in healing and creating the life you want. Also, tune in as bestselling author Betty Garrett discusses her couragous story of being a caregiver for her husband during his cancer struggle before being diagnosed with cancer herself a few years later.
When Betty Garrett’s husband, Gene, was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2003, she was his primary caregiver and battled it with him. When his cancer came back a year later, she decided she needed additional support for herself.
In July 2004, Garrett worked with Baylor staff to develop the hospital’s Support Group for Family and Friends of Cancer Patients. Designed especially for caregivers, this forum provided its members with opportunities to discuss their challenges and victories and walk away knowing they had support, too.
Garrett authored From Hiccups to Hospice: A Survival Guide for the Cancer Caregiver, a how-to manual for caregivers tending cancer pati