UCSF Neuro-Oncology Gordon Murray Caregiver Program
Caregiver Newsletter
Greetings Caregivers,

Here at the UCSF Neuro-Oncology Gordon Murray Caregiver Program, we strive to offer resources and programs to help you cope with the unique challenges of being a caregiver for a brain tumor patient. We encourage you to explore the educational resources and support options available to you from both UCSF and the community.

As always, please feel free to reach out to our program team if you have any questions or feel you could benefit from additional resources.

We are here if you need us!

Warm Wishes,
The UCSF Neuro-Oncology Gordon Murray Caregiver Program team
Saturday, October 22
9:00am PST
Crissy Field East Beach, San Francisco, CA

Save the date for this year's Head for the Cure 5k, which will be held on Saturday, October 22 at Crissy Field! You are welcome to join our team, "UCSF HeadStrong," or create your own. Use code HFTC5 for $5 off registration.
Mondays through December
2:00 - 3:00pm PST
Online via Zoom

Brain tumor patients and their caregivers are welcome to join this free drop-in weekly mindfulness meditation program. No mindfulness or meditation experience is necessary. This program is for all levels of experience, from beginners to life-long practitioners. This will be a safe space to sit together, explore, and connect.
Support Options
Neuro-Oncology Caregiver Support Group
Monthly on the 2nd Wednesday
6:30-8:00pm PST
Online via Zoom

Our caregiver-only support group is an emotional support group facilitated by our neuro-oncology social worker and allows caregivers to focus on their own experience. Open to caregivers of UCSF brain tumor patients.
Also available is our patient & caregiver support group, open to all brain tumor patients and family members.
Peer Caregiver Support
On your own schedule!

Our peer support program matches a current caregiver of a brain tumor patient with a former caregiver volunteer who can provide emotional and practical support as needed.
Caregivers are matched as best as possible on age, diagnosis, family situation and more.
Other Resources
Learn about symptoms of caregiver burnout and tools to manage stress from Caring.com's caregiver resource center.
Browse upcoming events including webinars and walks from the American Brain Tumor Association.
UCSF Neuro-Oncology
Gordon Murray Caregiver Program

(415) 514-5674