Tag: Vanessa Steil

Millennial Caregivers: How Gen Y is Stepping Up

By: Vanessa Steil, BPCA As millennials, we don’t often think of things like long-term care or having to make end-of-life decisions. That is, unless you are one of the more than 10 million of us who find ourselves being a caregiver to a loved one.  I first added the job of caregiver to my resume

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Life as a Thyroid Cancer Survivor: One Millennial, Vanessa Steil’s Story

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ What Is the Thyroid Cancer Survival Rate? When 26-year-old Vanessa Steil was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, the one thing she heard when she told people was: “Well, at least you got the good cancer.” In terms of survival rates compared to some other cancers, and depending on the type of

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