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Take Care of Yourself, Caregivers!

Caregivers, don't forget to take care of yourself.

I remember the day I got my first gray hair. It was a Wednesday in June 2005 and the doctor had just told us my mom had multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer. Of course, the first thing my mom did after hearing this news was to look over […]

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Useful Tips for Long Distance Caregiving

Tips for Long Distance Caregiving

In-person caregiving can be difficult. Taking care of someone when you are doing it from a distance can feel downright overwhelming. The Mayo Clinic and the Family Caregiver Alliance/National Center on Caregiving have helpful suggestions if you’re just starting down that caregiving road, but don’t live nearby. Get Organized You’ll […]

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Your Caring Community – a Gateway to Healing

Caring Communities Help Healing

Question: When someone is experiencing a health event, what makes them feel better than anything else? Medicine? A good book? An adjustable bed? No, it’s something even simpler. It’s connection. It’s knowing that you have a community of people who truly love and care about you. It’s sharing news and […]

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Virtual Communities – a World of Connections

Virtual communities – a world of connections

In the old days (pre- 1995 or so), we used to think of “communities” as neighborhoods or small towns, made up of people who lived within certain blocks or city limits. Only geography determined where and what a real-life community was. Well, the Internet changed those rules for good. Today’s […]

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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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