What to Do

If only someone could show or tell us exactly what to do to get through a health journey, life would be less complex. But maybe what has worked for others could help you, too.

8 Best Ways to Support a Friend in the Hospital

You’ve just found out a family member or friend is in the hospital, and you want to show you’re thinking about them. What would help the most? A thoughtful card? Or maybe something to help them pa...

How to Encourage & Help Someone With Lung Cancer

Pictured above is Cathy Bluey and her daughter—their story is part of the CaringBridge How We Heal Series. When a loved one is diagnosed with lung cancer, it’s normal to feel at a loss for how to ...

13 Helpful Things to Bring Someone in the Hospital

When you find out a friend or family member is in the hospital, you may be wondering what you can do to help out or cheer them up. One good place to start is by bringing them a gift, whether it’s a ...

6 Meaningful Ways to Give Back to the Community

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen an incredible spike in people looking for ways to give back and help others. Even amidst uncertainty and fear, the human spirit prevails. Volunte...