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On the Edge: An Excerpt from the Bestseller

Adventurer, explorer, mountaineer and author of the New York Times bestseller On the Edge, Alison Levine was the team captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition, and has completed the Adventure Grand Slam – climbing the 7 Summits (highest peak on each continent) and skiing to both Poles, a particularly noteworthy accomplishment given she has had three heart surgeries plus suffers from […]

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Five Interesting Books for Caregivers

Everyone knows providing care for someone is a thankless, rewarding, tiresome, uplifting, roller coaster that is filled with many twists and turns along the way. Fortunately, for those who experience caregiving in some way, shape or form, there are many books available to read about various elements of the process. Whether you are providing direct care or someone who knows […]

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Love and Compassion Rule in “Hope Conquers All”.

The advance copies are out, the first reviews are in, and the reactions to “Hope Conquers All” are overwhelmingly awesome. Author Sona Mehring is also the founder of CaringBridge.org – the online social network that helps people negotiate their health journeys in the best possible way: supported by all the love, hope, and compassion their families and friends can share […]

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Father’s Day Book Review: “Tell My Sons…” by Mark Weber

I recently read a book that had a profound effect on me as a father. I thought that “Tell My Sons…” by Mark Weber would be an ideal volume to share with you to mark this Father’s Day. I also want to take this opportunity to honor a man I’ve come to respect greatly. I met Lieutenant Colonel Mark Weber […]

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“Hope Conquers All” Reveals CaringBridge Founder’s Motivation With Inspiring Stories.

In her new book “Hope Conquers All” (Center Street/Hachette Book Group, August 2013), Sona Mehring reveals that the illness and death of her friends’ infant in 1997 was the catalyst for the very first CaringBridge Site. Today, her nonprofit organization enables millions of people each year to share information during health events, streamlining communication between countless family members and friends. […]

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