Walter Schaffer lives in the mountains of North Central Pennsylvania. He is a retired diesel mechanic and drove a semi-truck part time before retirement. He enjoys woodworking, reading, and gardening both vegetable and flowers. Here is Walter’s story:
After 27 years of teaching, I looked forward to retirement. About seven years back, we purchased a new home on a small Christmas tree farm. Being very active by nature, I cared for the trees, yard, and large vegetable garden.
When I was twenty years old, everything was going pretty well. I was in my third year at the United States Military Academy at West Point, spending almost every waking minute either training or studying—and I loved it.
Steve Greene is a man many would call strong. He’s a successful businessman, devoted husband, dedicated father, accomplished marathoner, and an active member of his community.
We all lead busy lives. The hustle and bustle of work, family, and personal life often leaves little time to appreciate simple things like the sound of one’s own voice, the taste of a flavorful meal, or a comfortable body temperature.
The sound of gratitude and relief came across the line loud and clear, despite the 200 miles separating Lance Cassidy and PearlPoint Cancer Support's client representative.
Gary Logston has always been a planner. When he married his wife Jane in 1985, Gary began setting aside a dollar a day to take her on a surprise trip to Australia for their 20th anniversary.
Marsha Morley is no stranger to overcoming health challenges. In her early 30s, she experienced the beginning effects of a congenital defect of her lungs. After several surgeries and hospitalizations, she began the full-time use of an oxygen tank.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Have you still not gotten a present for your Valentine? Fear not! Here are a few ideas for easy, personal gifts that take into consideration the special needs of cancer patients.
Bake a healthy treat to share with your Valentine.
Do you ever suffer with gas, bloating, belly pain and/or diarrhea after eating or drinking something made with milk? If you answered yes then you’re not alone. It’s estimated that 60% of people have problems digesting lactose, the sugar found in milk.