Caregiver Lifeline Videos

These educational videos aim to provide support to transplant caregivers and patients. The transplant process can be difficult and overwhelming, but it can also be exciting! The following videos include brief interviews with transplant caregivers, patients, donor family members, and transplant professionals. They address some of the common issues transplant caregivers and patients experience. Transplant […]

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These educational videos aim to provide support to transplant caregivers and patients.

The transplant process can be difficult and overwhelming, but it can also be exciting! The following videos include brief interviews with transplant caregivers, patients, donor family members, and transplant professionals. They address some of the common issues transplant caregivers and patients experience.

Transplant Training Video

The Caregiver Lifeline Program’s first educational video, “Preparing for the Transplant Journey” has been released! In this video, Alison B. Steinhauser, Psy.D, a Licensed Psychologist and heart transplant recipient, discusses ways in which a transplant patient and his or her family can prepare themselves for the transplant journey. Different steps include journaling the medical process, identifying key support roles, and developing healthy coping skills. Check it out now and please share with others who may benefit from this important resource.

Recipient Guilt

Transplant recipients may feel guilty about receiving their gift of life. Donor mom, Joan, talks about why transplant patients should not feel guilty about receiving an organ from an organ donor.

 

News & Events

Corporate Spotlight: Laundry Made Easy

Our friends from Hercules Laundry generously donated five new washer and dryer sets!

Getting by With a Little Help From our Friends

As part of our Caregiver Lifeline Program, we bring in therapy dogs to spend time with our guests!

The Flight For My Life

Karen's life-saving transplant relocated her and her family over 350 miles from home.

#FacebookFUNdraiser: Anthony Vetrano

Learn why Anthony decided to host a Facebook fundraiser for the Family House!

From Hospital to Home

"My stay at the Family House gets better each time," says Lauren, a past Family House guest.

Grown Up and Giving Back

Read about Mya, a liver recipient and employee, and her experience here at the Family House.

Families Joined by Love and Life in Family House Kitchen

The Hess and Palmer families come together to celebrate the life of Mason Hess.

Family Close By

“Having my wife nearby was especially helpful to my recovery,” Tim says.

#SupporterSpotlight: Facebook Fundraisers

Did you know you can hold an online fundraiser to support the Family House on Facebook?

Gift of Life Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

Gift of Life Family House honors volunteers at the Gift of Life Volunteer Recognition Ceremony.

Peter Mansaray, father of a heart recipient and past Family House guest.

A Father & Son Journey

"...by the time we left [the Family House], I left with a whole family.”

Legacy Society members Elizabeth and David Kennedy.

Leaving a Legacy

David and Elizabeth are leaving a legacy with planned gifts to the Family House.

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