Nancy Adler Jones

What to Say to Someone Who's Sick

Do you ever feel awkward around someone who’s sick?  You want to be supportive, but you avoid contact because you don’t know what to say or do?  This Seattle Times Article is really helpful.  The author, a cancer survivor,  gives many suggestions about etiquette that is authentic and useful.  I appreciated his insight into the idea of how not to put the burden of defining “help” back on the patient.

Mon, August 1 2011 » Other