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Our Caregiver of the Month – April 2013

Every month, CaringBridge likes to recognize a family or caregiver that exemplifies our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. It is widely known that caregiving takes significant time and energy for all involved. We are amazed every day with the people, while amidst their own health journey or a loved one’s journey, who give back even […]

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Craft gifts you make in minutes, but are loved forever

Signe Peterson isn’t a fan of idle hands. A CaringBridge volunteer and sometimes-caregiver, she often makes crafts for people who might need a little day-brightening. “This no-sew fleece craft project is inspired by my sister,” says Signe. “When she graduated from high school she and her friends, to remember each other and the good times they shared — made fleece […]

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Stories of illness and the capacity to empower, inspire, and heal

I am a fiction writer and educator living in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where I teach at the Loft Literary Center, a nonprofit organization offering writing classes. I first became interested in the topic of healing when I heard an interview with Siddhartha Mukherjee. He commented on the relationship between narrative and illness. In his book The Emperor of All Maladies, he […]

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