Localife Edmonton: ‘Twas three nights before Christmas

Laura’s Retreat Yourself Ontario recap

As a group we enjoyed a bonfire, ate fantastic meals, laughed, made art, and took amazing walks along tree-lined trails. We talked about cancer and so much more because we are so much more than our diagnoses. We have lives that are full and terrifying and uniquely our own.

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Christmas with cancer

Christmas is still about watching an excited child opening presents on Christmas morning, it’s still being with family, it is still me having a turkey dinner with the in-laws (and then having another one with my parents!). We may have slowed down a little bit, but that’s ok.

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Localife Vancouver gets chatty

Localife Vancouver hosted coffee talk on a brisk but clear Tuesday night in December where 11 people gathered in a cozy room at a local coffee shop.

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Localife Ottawa: Pizza and games night

On December 5, 2014, Localife Ottawa decided to end the first half of its third year with the third annual Pizza and Games night. In TV terms, this was our mid-season finale — and boy, was it ever a good one!

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YACC’s 2014 gift guide

Hannakuh is just getting started, Christmas is around the bend, and then we’ll say sayonara to all that was 2014. Some of us at YACC HQ are definitely those last-minute shoppers you hear so much about, and we’re willing to bet we’re not alone, so we’re here with some ideas to help you find great gifts for young adults affected by cancer and caregivers alike!

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Survey to improve post-treatment care

Are you a young adult cancer survivor who would like to have input on improving follow-up care for future cancer patients? If yes, we have a great opportunity to help improve the current system.

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