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Category Archive: Caregiving


Caregiving: How long can I do this?

Caregivers shouldn’t lose sight of their own needs.

When was the last time you listened to birds singing? Or noticed tree leaf buds bursting open on a spring day? Or enjoyed the laughter of children? Can’t remember? That may mean you’re caring too much for other people and cheating yourself out of living your life. You also may […]

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Pressed for Time? Here’s How Busy Caregivers can Eat Healthier

A healthy diet contributes to your energy and well-being.

Pressed for time? Here’s How Busy Caregivers can Eat to Reach Good Health. Eating healthy food is important to maintaining your energy and well-being, especially when you’re taking care of others. Sometimes the world feels like a fast-paced rat race. Between your morning routine, job, family, and taking care of […]

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What does “togetherness” mean to you?

Many words can define togetherness, but “love” does it best.

Caregivers Help Create a Whole New Meaning for the Word By Sona Mehring, Founder and CEO of CaringBridge We asked our CaringBridge community the “togetherness” question to in early November, and for a while saw only a trickle of responses. But a few days before Thanksgiving, something happened. The trickle […]

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Home-made for the holidays

Creating this home-made snow globe is quick and easy

At CaringBridge, we know that bringing family, friends and loved ones together helps create vital, valuable communities of support when it matters most. In fact, “Together” is the theme of our holiday giving campaign.  Alongside our campaign communications you’ll find an illustration of a whimsical CaringBridge snow globe. This theme and […]

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How to decide what to share in your health journal

What — and how much — to share in a Personal Health Journal

Many people keep a journal, a place where they can write down everything from daily events to their innermost thoughts and feelings. It can be a very personal, even therapeutic exercise, especially when the writer is experiencing a health journey, or is a caretaker helping a friend or family member […]

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