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A Paper Crane Project: Coping with a Parent’s Diagnosis

A Paper Crane Project: Coping with a Parent’s Diagnosis

My Dad’s Diagnosis For six months my studio apartment slowly filled with paper cranes. At first they started lining windowsills then bookshelves, countertops and wallboards. Finally, when space ran out, I strung the cranes using clear fishing wire and hung them on the walls. In June 2013 my Dad was […]

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8 Essential Questions about Respite Care

8 Essential Questions about Respite Care

If you’re a full-time caregiver, you can’t do it all. If you feel like you could use a break every once in awhile, don’t be afraid to ask for help or look into respite care. What is respite care? You can continue to care for your loved one in your […]

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Take What You Need (And Share The Rest)

Take What You Need (And Share The Rest)

Like most people, we love a good meme here at CaringBridge. And around the holidays, things tend to get a little quiet around the office. One day, our very talented designer, Kristin, sketched this tear-off sheet based on the “Take What You Need” meme. She pinned it to our break-room […]

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Family of the Month – January 2014

January Family 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. On April 11 2013, everything changed for Jeanine N. and her daughter, Jaidan, who appeared to be simply under the weather and in need of some […]

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Spreading Joy this Holiday Season

Spreading Joy this Holiday Season

It’s so easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of the season. Yet, once the food has settled and the gifts opened, it’s also a great time to do something for someone else—and sharing this act with your family makes it even better. It’s been studied that those who […]

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