With the COVID-19 outbreak straining our public health infrastructure, the role of caregivers has never been more vital. We've put together a list of resources to help caregivers keep themselves and the dialysis patients they care for healthy during the pandemic. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19
Kidney Today from the American Kidney Fund brings you voices from the fight against kidney disease—patients, their loved ones, renal professionals and many others.
Dialysis supplies "have been impossible to find," Ryan, an AKF Ambassador and dialysis patient, shared on our blog. He lives in a COVID-19 hot spot and says the lack of supplies and increased everyday expenses "has a stressful and anxiety-producing effect" on him. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Living with kidney disease, Stories, Healthy living
Remote work is a safe way for kidney patients who are high risk for serious cases of COVID-19 to earn an income while quarantined at home. Check out our latest blog post for a list of resources that can help you find and apply for remote jobs. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Living with kidney disease
Staying active during a pandemic can be challenging for people high risk for COVID-19 because they may not want to risk even just to going outside for a walk. Our latest blog post has ways to get some exercise and improve your overall wellness while you're quarantined. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Living with kidney disease, Healthy living
Under normal circumstances, home dialysis gives patients the independence to dialyze on their own schedules in the comfort of their homes. Read why one AKF Ambassador is especially grateful for the opportunity to dialyze at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Dialysis, Living with kidney disease
This is a very challenging time, especially for kidney patients who are high risk for COVID-19. If you're struggling with stress and anxiety during this emergency, please know that you are not alone. Here are some tips for improving your mental health during a crisis. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Living with kidney disease, Healthy living