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CaringBridge is Named a Participating Charity for 2013 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

2012 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

CaringBridge, the “caring social network” that connects people who are experiencing a health event with families and friends, has been chosen to be a participating charity for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon scheduled for October, 2013. Runners can dedicate their Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon to raising funds for CaringBridge, to […]

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Self-Care for Caregivers: Tips on Balancing Your Own Needs with Those You Care For

How to Balance Your Needs With Those You Care For.

Taking care of someone else is a selfless act of love, but it can easily become overwhelming. If you are a caregiver, you know how easy it is to put the needs of the person for whom you’re helping before your own. While it’s rewarding, it may also lead to […]

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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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