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Finding Long-Distance Caregiving a Challenge? These Tips Will Help.

CaringBridge can help you care for someone from afar.

Your heart may be in the right place, but until it’s possible for someone to be in two places at once, there will be times when caregiving from afar is the only realistic option. How you manage the long-distance caregiving situation will determine how well it works. Here are some […]

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Great Ways to Help You Cover Long-Term Caregiving Costs

There are many resources to help cover the costs of caregiving.

Whether you’re taking care of an elderly parent or anyone else with ongoing care needs, expenses — often very significant ones — add up quickly. According to the National Alliance for Caregiving and Evercare, Americans devote nearly $375 billion a year in time and money to care for older adults — which […]

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CaringBridge Announces the “Share Your Heart” Contest Winner

Our “Share Your Heart” Contest had hundreds of heartwarming entries.

More than 300 CaringBridge supporters from across the U.S. opened their hearts and entered the CaringBridge “Share Your Heart” photo, video, and essay contest in February, inspiring millions of people by sharing their everyday acts of kindness. The three-week contest invited people to submit the fun, unique and interesting ways […]

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Hospitals Can Be Dangerous – Tips to Protect Your Loved Ones From Infections and Accidents.

There are easy ways to prevent the most common hazards in a hospital

Thanks to a wealth of great medical websites, we’ve never had access to more knowledge about health conditions and treatment choices. However, the average caretaker or advocate knows much less about potentially-harmful complications known as “Hospital Acquired Conditions,” or “HACs” that can be dangerous — even deadly. National Patient Safety Awareness […]

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Tips for Meaningful Visits to People with Memory Loss

Make the most of your time with people who have memory loss.

If you are a caregiver for someone who is suffering memory loss, it may fall on you to schedule visits with other family members. For those who are not used to the changing behaviors conditions such as Dementia or Alzheimer’s can bring, a visit can feel intimidating and unfamiliar. Here […]

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