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
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.
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
"I am a two-time kidney transplant recipient, I am immunocompromised, and I am high risk for COVID-19. My life could depend on whether or not you follow social distancing recommendations." Read AKF Ambassador Alysia's story on our blog. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Living with kidney disease, Stories
“I am actually tired of being hungry:” What we’re hearing from kidney patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
As states and cities expand their emergency restrictions on businesses and individuals to slow the spread of COVID-19, Americans living with kidney failure are having to cope with disruptions to work, school, transportation and more, at the same time that they must continue receiving treatments and take measures to keep themselves safe from the coronavirus. Read their stories. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Living with kidney disease