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Category Archive: From Our Founder


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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Here are some caregiving tips on navigating the holidays (and beyond)

Caregiving tips to make the holidays easier

November is National Caregivers Month We at CaringBridge know that when you’re stepping up to help a friend or loved one on a health journey, the holidays can become an extra-stressful time. In addition to your already-jammed to-do list, being a caregiver during the holidays demands a good chunk of […]

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We’re celebrating National Caregiver Month – and you.

National Caregiver Month

You help a family member or a friend who’s on a health journey. You’re a caregiver.  And for that, all of November is dedicated to you. If National Caregivers Month is something you never asked for, or it seems like a bit too much of a tribute, it’s not — […]

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One social network that promises not to “monetize” you

Founder and CEO Sona Mehring helps keep you and your CaringBridge health social network safe and secure

CaringBridge CEO Sona Mehring and Amplifier Jenny Counsell recently spoke about the benefits of sharing health updates in an ad-free space on American Public Media’s Marketplace Tech Report. Though CaringBridge gets calls from potential advertisers almost daily, Sona said we’ll continue to embrace the charitable giving model that has sustained […]

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Does privacy exist on social networks?

CaringBridge sites make protecting user privacy a priority.

With all the controversy Facebook has dealt with regarding the use of personal information, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at privacy and social networks. How Facebook ran Afoul of the Federal Trade Commission If you haven’t followed the news about Facebook, it ran into some […]

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