Holiday Tips for Caregivers


 The time period from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day is stressful for caregivers. Caring for someone who has cancer or is terminally ill has it’s own unique challenges. Chances are, you’re already serving as chef, personal shopper, travel agent, secretary and nurse. Add in holiday shopping, gift-wrapping and incoming visitors to that list and you […]


Can Selling a Life Insurance Policy Provide Peace of Mind?


 Everyone who’s been diagnosed with a terminal illness reacts differently. Some may want to lash out in anger, while others may feel completely removed and become introverted. In our previous blog, we discussed the importance of providing support in these situations and ways to become an effective co-survivor. While it’s important to provide emotional support, […]


What is a Viatical Settlement?


 If you or a loved one are battling a life threatening disease you’re well aware that coping with the high cost of cancer, and researching resources to help cover all of your expenses, is a full time job. The cost of care can dramatically impact family members too. But, what if you didn’t have to […]


Coping With The High Cost Of Cancer


 We all know that it costs big money to develop advancements in the treatment of cancer, from the development of new drugs and treatments, to research and even improvements in diagnosis.  In fact, cancer costs are projected to reach at least $158 billion annually by 2020[1]. But what most people don’t factor in is the […]


American Life Funds Sponsors Annual ACCF Feather Run 5K!


 American Life Fund teamed up with the Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation once again! We sponsored the Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation Feather Run 5k Run/Walk on November 1st, 2014. This event benefits the Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation (ACCF), a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing emergency financial assistance to adult cancer patients and survivors in […]


American Life Fund Participates in PurpleStride 5K for Pancreatic Cancer


 On Saturday, November 9th 2013, American Life Fund had the pleasure of being a Silver Sponsor for the PurpleStride Atlanta 5k run/walk at Centennial Olympic Park. This event is held by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Foundation yearly in hopes of fighting Pancreatic Cancer.  All proceeds raised go towards pancreatic research, grants, awareness and survivors. […]