AYA Member, Marcy, shares her thoughts on being in remission.
What makes you feel independent?
Sharing your medical story with a new friend, partner, or acquaintance can feel a little daunting.
We can all stand to take better care of ourselves and focus a bit more on leading healthier lifestyles. The Internet can lead you down a confusing path of nutritional cure-alls, unusual therapies, and detoxifying cleanses that leave your head spinning. While wellness is unique to every individual and is
Going through a medical crisis is hard enough on its own. Combine that strain with being a young adult
whose friends may be struggling to relate to an illness and, man, it’s a tough spot to be in.
Brace yourselves because we are about to whip up a big bowl of healthy, yummy breakfast goodness. To be fair, you could call this dish lunch or even dinner and no one is going to argue.
The AYA Movement of West Michigan was founded in 2016 as a program of Children’s Healing Center by three young adults searching for connections with others going through a similar life threatening diagnosis. AYA stands for Adolescents and Young Adults and is part of nationwide effort to support the needs of this population group.
AYA hosts social experiences, shares resources, and works to continuously develop a close-knit community of young adults doing life together and sharing empathetic relationships. We do activities such as game nights, grill outs and life coaching in a fun and casual environment. Our local AYA program is geared for young adults ages 18-26.