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Every Caregiver’s Ultimate Helper: Our Online SupportPlanner

SupportPlanner – a Caregiver’s Best Friend

When it comes to taking care of a friend or a loved one who’s ill or on the mend, you’d do anything. But unfortunately, you can’t do everything. We know. That’s why we have a whole team of keen, innovative minds creating and perfecting tools to make your life easier […]

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What “Community” Means to Us – and to You

What “Community” Means to Us – and to You.

History’s first community was probably three or four cold illiterate folks huddled around a fire in a cave, long ago. Our early ancestors quickly figured out that “group living” had a lot going for it. Through the ages, communities evolved and grew because they consisted of hunters, gatherers, people who […]

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Our Caregiver Family of the Month – September 2013

The Power of CaringBridge: connection

Every month, CaringBridge recognizes a caregiver or family that brings to life our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. CaringBridge was happy and proud to welcome our September Family of the Month recently when they visited our Minnesota headquarters. Rhonda Z., her husband and eldest daughter spoke […]

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Dementia Caregiver Tip: Have Patients Tell Stories

Storytelling is good for memory-loss patients.

It’s been said that when an old person dies, a library burns to the ground. Their treasure-trove of memories, life experiences and teachable moments is lost forever. But recent findings reveal that allowing people with memory loss to talk about their lives and encouraging them to tell their personal stories […]

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Good Deeds Create Instant Karma

[The alternate text displayed when the image is not visible] Good deeds reward you instantly.

She was tiny, ancient, and very, very slow. The old woman, stooped with osteoporosis and carrying a large grocery bag, inched toward the supermarket entrance. “Can I help you?” I asked. She said yes without hesitation and handed me the bag (it was feather-light). Minutes later we reached the customer […]

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