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Getting Organized: Health Care Directives or Living Wills

Getting Organized: Health Care Directives or Living Wills

Some of the hardest conversations we may ever have with loved ones are about living wills or end-of-life wishes. Maybe our aging parents aren’t ready to think about such things. Maybe our children don’t want to hear what has to be said. These discussions aren’t just for those who are […]

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Time Management for the Holidays

Time Management During the Holidays

The holidays are a very busy time, especially for caregivers. But with so many traditions in place and tasks to complete, it’s hard to know where to bend without losing what people love about this time of year. “Choose only the most important yet feasible traditions, then adjust them as […]

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4 Steps to Get Organized: Important Documents and Passwords

Get Organized: Important Documents and Passwords

Whether it’s after you have kids, reach a milestone birthday or get sick, there comes a time when you think, “Well, we better get our affairs in order.” All your important papers should be in a safe place and all your user names and passwords written down (and no, not […]

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December Volunteer of the Month

December Volunteer of the Month

Every month, CaringBridge likes to recognize a caregiver, volunteer or family that exemplifies our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. Chinmayi Chandrashekar, our December volunteer of the month, is a dedicated volunteer in the CaringBridge office helping out on the Customer Care team project. Chinmayi spends […]

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What to Cook for a Caregiving Friend

How to cook for any caregiving friend

When someone is sick, you can feel pretty helpless and your natural instinct may be to cook something. As someone who’s been on the caregiving end, I know that food is always welcome. One less thing to think about! However, I threw away a lot of food when I emptied […]

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