Every April and November, MD Anderson celebrates Caregiver Week with activities specifically for those who provide care for cancer patients. Annual offerings focus on education, coping strategies and advice to help both your loved one and yourself get through the cancer journey.
Caregiver Week at MD Anderson provides a great opportunity to meet with other caregivers, share unique concerns or just to share a cup of coffee or lunch.
Activities to support our caregivers and loves ones of patients include
- Morning power snack and chat
- Deep breathing techniques and walk for caregivers
- Meditation tools and expressive art activity
- Lunch and learn on self-care
- Caregiver feedback
- Mocktails Meetup
Caregiver Week is generously funded by the Volunteer Endowment for Patient Support.
The Day Away program offers patients, caregivers and myCancerConnection members the opportunity to take day trips to Houston-area attractions.
Programs typically last four to six hours. Past programs have included a wide array of activities, including Houston Astros games, Moody Gardens, museums and more.
Join us for our next Day Away event
To the Houston Dash (professional women's soccer) - Houston Dash vs. Portland Thorns - FC
Come and join us for one of the most exciting games of the season!
Art of Survivorship
Art of Survivorship is an annual, one-day event offering a program designed around expressive art outlets that support adult cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. The event is open to any adult patient, survivor and caregiver regardless of where treatment is received. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.