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10 Ways to Stay Productive While You Wait

Caregivers: use your waiting time wisely.

Caregiving takes compassion and commitment. It also requires patience to serve the person in your care. Standing in line at the pharmacy and supermarket, waiting in the doctor’s office or at physical therapy, in a traffic jam or at a red light when running errands…you could be using that time […]

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Love and Compassion Rule in “Hope Conquers All”.

First “Hope Conquers All” reviews are in.

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 […]

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Seven Ways to Use Humor for Healing

Caregiver humor helps healing.

It’s tough to maintain your sense of humor when you’re in pain, recovering, cooped up — or giving care to someone who’s dealing with these challenges. But using humor as a coping technique can defuse stress, brighten your general outlook and enhance your overall health. Laughing at life’s difficulties (or […]

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A Nation of Caregivers

American Caregivers are everyday heroes.

The Fourth is here again – Independence Day. A day to watch the parade with a kid on your shoulders, eat barbecue, take in fireworks and celebrate our American heritage. And from where we sit here at CaringBridge, it’s a time to remember two things about being Americans. First, We’re […]

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Our Caregiver Family of the Month – July 2013

CaringBridge Site helps family through son’s surgery.

Each month, CaringBridge recognizes a caregiver or family that exemplifies our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. This month, we honor Ruth Z. When Ruth’s son Tyler underwent surgery for a recently discovered brain tumor, CaringBridge.org became a resource she depended on daily to share news […]

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