Quiet tasks

Sometimes silent companionship is all a cancer patient needs.

Often patients don’t have much energy, and just may want your silent companionship. Your presence alone can be comforting. Bring along a quiet task (a book, your electronic device or knitting) so that you can sit with your friend without them feeling like they need to entertain you if they’re tired.

Shelli would often fall asleep after we arrived. I think it was a feeling of not being alone, safe because someone was there.
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Betty Whitehurst

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