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Words of Encouragement for Cancer-Related Hair Loss

Pictured above is Courtney Lamb, whose story is part of the CaringBridge How We Heal Series. For many, hair is one of the most beautiful and important parts of personal identity. Hair helps everyone e…


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What Is CaringBridge?

Feelings of being overwhelmed, isolated, and lonely are prevalent among family caregivers and the loved
ones they support on a health journey. CaringBridge addresses those needs by improving emo…

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How to Navigate Spouse Caregiver Burnout

From physical to emotional impacts, caring for your partner during a health crisis can feel overwhelming and complicated. In fact, even the most devoted partners may experience burnout at some point. …

Family of Conjoined Twins: With Hope Comes Healing

Kate and Rob Erickson of Elk River, MN, have used CaringBridge since the birth of their conjoined twin daughters, whose lives since separation surgery in 2020 continue to reflect love, joy and a belief that with hope, anything is possible. So that what they’ve been through might help others on health journeys, the Ericksons have generously shared their family’s story as part of the How We Heal series.


A Framework for Healing: Believe, Belong, Be

To honor hundreds of thousands of patients and family caregivers who use CaringBridge every day, we have been working with a National Geographic photographer and filmmaker to capture stories of hope a…

Exploring the Topic of Healing

CaringBridge has served as the world’s witness to good stuff that comes out of bad stuff since June 7, 1997, when founder Sona Mehring, of Eagan, MN, launched one website to support two college frie…


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How to Start a Prayer Chain: 4 Tips

A prayer chain is a list of people who agree to pray for a loved one during a troubling time. Prayer is among the most ancient of human practices, and to this day billions of people believe in its pow…

10 Fundraising Ideas for Cancer Patients

It’s no secret that the medical costs for cancer treatment can quickly pile up. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, know that you are not alone when it comes to financial concerns….

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