To support those who have suddenly, or gradually, become caregivers, and to gently guide people who want to help, but aren’t sure how, loved ones doing double-duty as family caregivers talk about struggles they never imagined. And gifts received in equal measure. Learn more at www.CaringBridge.org/Caregiving and to see our series on Healing, visit www.CaringBridge.org/Healing.
Prayer is among the most ancient of human practices, and to this day billions of people believe in its power. Prayer transcends religions, denominations, sects and belief systems of all kinds. It is used in a multitude of ways: to seek comfort, make a request, ask for guidance, heal and restore, express sorrow, celebrate joy,… Read More
We’ve all been in this situation before: A loved one is struggling with illness or grief, and we completely fumble for the right words to say, or possibly say nothing at all. It can be disorienting to watch someone you love go through hardship. No one wants to say anything that will make their pain… Read More
It’s been said that when an old person dies, a library burns to the ground. Their treasure-trove of memories, life experiences and teachable moments is lost forever. But recent findings reveal that allowing people with memory loss to talk about their lives and encouraging them to tell their personal stories contributes to their well-being. Surprisingly,… Read More
Brittany Richards, right, said that support remains extremely important as her Mom, Christine, heals after stroke. Brittany stands next to her brother, Dusty. Her Dad, Loren, is at left. A single event can change the course of your life and you may never see it coming. On April 4, 2014, just three days after her… Read More
CaringBridge users confirm what Ryan O’Neal said to Ali MacGraw all those years ago: “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” (Readers born after 1970 can catch “Love Story” on Netflix.) While it’s a reflex to respond to news of a cancer diagnosis, stroke, illness, injury or any health crisis with an automatic, “I’m… Read More