Media & Events

Thunder Road Books presents, Dr. Allison Applebaum in conversation about her book, Stand By Me: A Guide to Navigating Modern, Meaningful Caregiving. Saturday July 27, 11-1. Spring Lake, NJ.

I’ll be taking a break from talks for the month of August, but stay tuned for a long lineup of events and talks this fall!!!!

Interviews and Presentations


Carers New South Wales presents, “Embedding Carer Recognition and Support through Legislation” with Dr. Allison Applebaum (April 29, 2024)

Webinar Hosted by Mettle Health: Caregivers and Caregiving with Dr. Allison Applebaum (April 26, 2024)

Penn Memory Center presents Dr. Allison Applebaum, “Stand By Me: Lessons Learned from a Family Caregiver and Caregiving Scientist” (April 18, 2024)

Daughterhood Special Circle: Meaningful Caregiving with Dr. Allison Applebaum (March 28, 2024)

WNYC Radio/All of It: Tips for Caring for the Caregiver (December 6, 2022)

The Atlantic People V. Cancer: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Cancer Caregivers (November 3, 2022); interview begins at 5:11:52.

T.J. Martell Foundation at ASCAP (January, 2022)

American Cancer Society Mothers of the Year Luncheon (October 22, 2021)

The Atlantic People V. Cancer: Mental Health and Battling Cancer (November 18, 2020); interview begins at 30:20.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Caregivers: Can I be heard? (August 1, 2015)


The Unknowns Challenge Patient Partners with Prostate Cancer (WebMD, June 11, 2024)

How to Care for Yourself as a Caregiver (New York Times, May 16, 2024)

Overwhelmed by Caregiver Stress? Here’s How Humor Can Help  (First for Women, April 24, 2024)

5 Tips to Help Family Caregivers Navigate Healthcare Communication  (Psychology Today, March 5, 2024)

I Feared His Death from the Day I Learned My Father was 70 When I was 10 (Oprah Daily, March 5, 2024)

Defending their lives: A therapist shares the lessons she learned as a caregiver (MarketWatch, February 27, 2024)

Advance Care Planning Advice for Family Caregivers (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, February 27, 2024)

Founder of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Caregivers Clinic, Allison Applebaum, Shares Helpful Ways Caregivers Can Take Control of their Wellbeing in Her New Book (Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper, February 16, 2024)

Experts Share 10 Ways to Outsmart Caregiver Burnout, Plus the “Zoom In” Secret to Easing Stress (First for Women, January 29, 2024)

Caregiver guilt is perfectly normal – and truly painful: Experts share how to cope (, January 26, 2024)

After loved ones’ long-awaited organ transplants, caregivers often find challenges are just beginning (STAT, January 4, 2024)

Booming eldercare industry, dizzying choices: 5 things to keep in mind when choosing a retirement home for Mom and Dad (Fortune, December 4, 2023) 

The Quiet Rage of Caregivers (New York Times, November 9, 2023)

Caring for a Loved One with Cancer Can Be Tough: These Two Care Team Providers Can Make It Easier (Health Well Foundation, August, 9, 2023)

Male Cancer Caregivers Navigate A Gauntlet of Challenges, Often Under The Cover of Darkness (Cure Today, March 15, 2022)

The Washington failure that’s making us sick (CNN, October 15, 2021) 2021 Visionary Award Recipient (2021)

You can beat the pandemic.’ Former front-line workers share tips for coping with the COVID-19 surge (USA Today, July 16, 2020)

Coronavirus Makes Daily Life Confounding. Here Are Some Answers (New York Times, March 23, 2020). 

For Many Cancer Patients, Diagnosis Brings Psychological ‘Silver Lining (Health Day, January 11, 2020)

All of the Things It’s Okay to Feel When Your Loved One Has Lung Cancer (SELF Magazine, November 1, 2019)

Helping the Helpers (Cancer Today Magazine, September 23, 2019)

How to Practice Self-Care When Supporting Someone Who Has Breast Cancer (SELENI, March 21, 2018)

Surviving Caregiving (Cure Today, November 24, 2015).

Add Empathy, Improve Patient Experience (Health Leaders Media, October 1, 2015)  

What Do Caregivers Need to Know about Taking Care of Someone with Cancer during the COVID-19 Pandemic? Blog Post, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (May 6, 2020) 

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Cancer Caregivers. Blog Post, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (January 5, 2018) 

Caring for Caregivers. Blog Post, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (November 8, 2013)


Love Your Caregiving Life Podcast Episode 247: Transforming Caregiver Struggles into Strengths (March 21, 2024)

Cancer Straight Talk Podcast from MSK Ep. 49: Advice and Support for Cancer Caregivers (March 20, 2024)

Daughterhood the Podcast Episode #55: Finding Meaning in Caregiving (March 14, 2024)

Best Life Best Death Podcast Episode #129: Navigating Modern, Meaningful Caregiving (February  

Radiology: Imaging Cancer Podcast “Family Caregivers” (November 24, 2023)

Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC): Caregiving-Combatting Caregiver Isolation through Awareness and Education (August 29, 2023).

Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC): Caregiving-Practical Tips for Providers To Empower Caregivers (August 22, 2023).

Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC): Caregiving-There is No One-Size-Fits-All Care Plan for Caregivers (August 15, 2023).

Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC): Caregiving-Examining Psychosocial Care for Those Who Experience Distress Due to Their Caregiving Role (August 1, 2023).

The Histocytosis Association:  Findings from a Rare Cancer Caregiver Study (April 26, 2023)

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS): Communication with Caregivers (June 26, 2020)