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What does “togetherness” mean to you?

Caregivers Help Create a Whole New Meaning for the Word By Sona Mehring, Founder and CEO of CaringBridge We asked our CaringBridge community the “togetherness” question to in early November, and for a while saw only a trickle of responses. But a few days before Thanksgiving, something happened. The trickle became a flood of thoughtful, personal and often inspiring messages. […]

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Home-made for the holidays

At CaringBridge, we know that bringing family, friends and loved ones together helps create vital, valuable communities of support when it matters most. In fact, “Together” is the theme of our holiday giving campaign.  Alongside our campaign communications you’ll find an illustration of a whimsical CaringBridge snow globe. This theme and artwork inspired CaringBridge staff member, Ronda Maurer to create this month’s […]

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CaringBridge video hits home (and heart) for the holidays.

A message from Sona Mehring, CaringBridge Founder and CEO Every day, half a million people connect through CaringBridge. They connect from different cities, different states, different continents. They tell people on a health journey one of the most important things they can hear… “you are not alone.” CaringBridge brings many lives together on a daily basis, turning compassion into togetherness. […]

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How to decide what to share in your health journal

Many people keep a journal, a place where they can write down everything from daily events to their innermost thoughts and feelings. It can be a very personal, even therapeutic exercise, especially when the writer is experiencing a health journey, or is a caretaker helping a friend or family member cope with a variety of health challenges. Sona Mehring, founder […]

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Here are some caregiving tips on navigating the holidays (and beyond)

November is National Caregivers Month We at CaringBridge know that when you’re stepping up to help a friend or loved one on a health journey, the holidays can become an extra-stressful time. In addition to your already-jammed to-do list, being a caregiver during the holidays demands a good chunk of extra time – as well as taking more of a […]

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