Among the goals at CaringBridge is to close the gap between those who need help but hesitate to ask, and those who wish to help, but don’t know what’s helpful.

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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….

10 Ways to Help During a Health Crisis

CaringBridge families confirm that one of the most well-intended but unhelpful phrases heard during a health crisis is: “If you need anything, just call me.” “I appreciate the gestur…

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15 Get Well Soon Gift Ideas to Show You Care

When a family member or friend goes through a health journey – whether it be surgery, a broken bone or a hospitalization – you’d do anything to help them feel better. Fortunately, there are many…

Maintaining a Strong Family Support System

Navigating a health journey, whether as a patient, family caregiver or concerned loved one, can be really hard. In these times, the significance of a strong family support system becomes undeniable. I…

How to Make a Hospital Room More Comfortable

Staying in a hospital, whether for a short period or an extended stay, can be a disorienting experience. This is true not just for the patient but also for their caregivers and loved ones.   The …

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