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Category Archive: Wellness and Wellbeing


Our Family of the Month – October 2013

Conquering Distance – One family’s journey 1,500 miles from home.

Every month, CaringBridge likes to recognize a caregiver or family of the month that exemplifies our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. Communicating Across Distances Chris and Lisa L. were on a cruise during a family vacation when one of their kids, Chase, nearly drowned in a […]

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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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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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Six Ways for Caregivers to Streamline Meal Prep

Caregivers need faster, easier meals.

When you’re spending a great deal of time and energy caring for someone, other areas of your life might lag a bit. You know…things like cooking for your family. Like those times when you’re tired, you’re busy, and you had no time to think about dinner – even though your […]

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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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