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Caring for a Son with Leukemia, Recipient of Make-A-Wish Hawaii

| Season 2 | Episode 5 |

In this episode: Leticia and John, whose son was diagnosed with leukemia, are the true caregiver warriors today. They gave us an inside look into their incredible caregiving journey, and reminded us that all we need is a little ounce of hope to make it to the next day. Their family has been recipients of Make-A-Wish and the Ronald McDonald House.

Evan’s news segment touched upon Gleam In Your Eye, a monthly subscription box of games adapted for moderate-state dementia. Each box includes 5 games that focus on the senses, movement, art, logic and language. What a fun solution designed with health professionals!

Savy announced the launch of the caregiver resource guide, Givers Guides Magazine. Get your first issue today, as 100% of all profits are donated to support Gimme A Break.

Evan closed with honoring blood cancer month, recounting the passing of his grandfather who had multiple myeloma.

Recommended Resources:

  • Caregiver Health Club (formerly ChillTime TV) - The leading wellness program for caregivers with pre and type-2 diabetes. Get your sugar under control, lower your A1C levels, reduce medications, lose weight, and feel great again

  • Gimme a Break - Non profit for caregivers aiming to bring back joy to caregiving, weekly support sessions offering caregivers a chance to relax, renew, resource and revive - Register or register a caregiver for a break.

  • Givers Guides Magazine - The complete caregiver resource guide. Get your first issue today, as 100% of all profits are donated to support Gimme A Break.


  • Evan Kharrazi - founder of Caregiver Health Club, certified caregiver nutrition coach, and ambassador at the American Kidney Fund

  • Savy Makalena - founder of Gimme a Break and Givers Guides

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