Are you unsure of how best to help?
You might be tired, overwhelmed and maybe even a little sick of it all.
Caring for someone with a complex or serious illness is hard.
Hi, I'm Dr. Chiaramonte,
It can be challenging and painful to care for a family member with a complex or serious illness. You want to do the right thing for your loved one, but the stress of it all can be exhausting. I get it. I've been there.
Unfortunately, no one can make this an easy time, but we can help you to learn ways to make it easier than it is right now.
My goal is to share my insider knowledge of how the healthcare system works, guide you to effectively care for your loved one, and help you to take care of yourself. Taking care of yourself is just as important as caring for your loved one!
If you’d like guidance and support, you can find that here.Find out more
IPI can help you to...
✔ Learn skills so your family can thrive during this difficult time.
✔ Understand how to best take care of yourself, because taking care of yourself is a crucial component of taking care of your loved one.
✔ Get support during this difficult time.
How can we help?
Check out the resources below.
The 10 best ways to help when your loved one has a serious illness
Your loved one is facing a serious illness and you want to help. But how?
Here's our guide to 10 things which can help make a difficult time a little easier.
Calming The Chaos
Our course will help you face tough decisions and manage challenging conversations.
As well as advice on what to say and how to help, it focuses on ways to take care of yourself - because taking care of you is taking care of your loved one.
With three levels of support to choose from, there's something for everyone.
Guide to helping a loved one make treatment decisions
Making medical decisions can be tough. The issues can be hard to talk about, and you may wonder if you've made the right choices.
This guide can help you feel confident about your family's medical decisions.
"Made a difficult and emotional process easier."
"Dr. C’s patience, care, expertise, and understanding allowed us to focus on my father’s wishes and what was best for the family. She made a difficult and emotional process easier and more meaningful for all of us."
KS, PHYSICIAN AND FAMILY CAREGIVER
Check out our podcast!
You'll find tons of practical information about integrative symptom management in Dr. Chiaramonte's podcast, The Integrative Palliative Podcast. While it's targeted to physicians, everyone is welcome. Check it out.Check out the podcast
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