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.
Join us for our upcoming Caregiver Appreciation Day on Thursday, April 27.
This will be a special day of activities to support our caregivers and loves ones of patients.
- 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
All caregivers and loved ones of patients are welcome to all events.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can plan for you.
Caregiver Day 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: Houston Astros games, Moody Gardens, museums and more.
Join us for our next Day Away event
Enjoy a day of relaxation at the Hermann Park Conservancy. Participants will ride the train along the Hermann Park Railroad and participate in pedal boating on McGovern Lake.
What: FOOTLOOSE presented by the HITS Theatre
When : Friday, March 31, 7 p.m.
Where: Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr.
Please contact myCancerConnection to RSVP:
Art of Survivorship
Art of Survivorship is an annual, one-day, retreat-style event offering a variety of expressive arts workshops for 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.