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A nonprofit social network dedicated to helping people communicate with and support loved ones during a health journey through the use of personal websites.
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CaringBridge.org Apr 21
Before the car Trip was in when it was hit at 57 mph the Bratlands were a typical family. Erica said to her son the night before, “You've got to get out of my room...I need to run in the morning.” Erica did run, right onto the crash scene.
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CaringBridge.org Apr 20
6 Alternatives to "How Can I Help?" #3 Listen more; talk less. There are no prizes for dealing with grief or loss “well” or “gracefully.” People in a health crisis are just doing what they can, putting one foot in front of the other. For more, click here:
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CaringBridge.org Apr 18
Immune therapy continues to hold real promise for the future of cancer treatment, as it has been making steady progress against a number of cancer types.
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CaringBridge.org Apr 16
Dr. Wayne Jonas is a “man of science” who has long-believed that having patients answer the question, “What matters?” can be more meaningful than their response to, “What’s the matter?”
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CaringBridge.org Apr 13
6 Good Alternatives to "How Can I Help?" #2 Ask the person, “How are you today?” Then be sure to listen to the answer. While it can be exhausting for people to repeatedly talk about their trauma, it allows them to share as much, or as little, as they wish.
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GoFundMe Apr 11
How do you show your support when someone you care about is in the hospital? Share your with the GoFundMe community. via
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CaringBridge.org Apr 12
7 Things You Should Never Say to Patients and Caregivers: #1 “Everything happens for a reason.” For more things you should never say:
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CaringBridge.org Apr 11
Ways to Remember a Loved One #3 Make a donation to a nonprofit. “I make a donation once a year to CaringBridge. It was such wonderful help for our grandson Tyler who was in treatment for 7 years for ewing sarcoma cancer. He passed 10 years ago.” William M.
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CaringBridge.org Apr 10
To fight for her life, Nicole was forced to "surrender" her only son to the loving care of his grandparents so that she could focus on healing from a double lung transplant at . Read more:
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GoFundMe Apr 6
Halo made a paw-sitive difference for one family in need. Story via
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CaringBridge.org Apr 8
Are you or your loved one on a cancer journey? Can you share your opinion about the types of help you want or don't want? So we can help families get the most meaningful support, take this survey sponsored by . It takes 10-15 mins & expires Apr 11.
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CaringBridge.org Apr 7
Have you are someone you know been diagnosed with cancer? If so, we would love to hear about what types of help matter most to cancer patients and their caregivers. Please consider taking this one-time survey:
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CaringBridge.org Apr 6
#1 Show up & be present. It’s OK if you don’t know what to say: simply acknowledging what’s happening matters. Even admitting that you don’t know what to say is better than ignoring or minimizing the reality. Need more alternatives to "How can I help?"
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CaringBridge.org Apr 6
6 Good Alternatives to "How Can I Help" #1 Show up & be present. It’s OK if you don’t know what to say: simply acknowledging what’s happening matters. Even admitting that you don’t know what to say is better than ignoring or minimizing the reality.
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CaringBridge.org Apr 6
Have you are someone you know been diagnosed with cancer? If so, we would love to hear about what types of help matter most to cancer patients and their caregivers. Please consider taking this one-time survey:
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CaringBridge.org Apr 5
9 Ways to Remember a Loved One: #1 Keep something of theirs with you. “When my husband died, I had pillows made out of shirts, & teddy bears cut from his shirts & ties. I also had a pillow made using his favorite shirt.” -Cathleen Lechowicz
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CaringBridge.org Apr 5
In July, Chad’s name went on a transplant list, & on Sept. 10, a donor liver became available. At the time of his transplant, he had 185 lbs on his 5' 8" frame. Post-op, & fighting an infection, he dipped to 119 lbs.
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GoFundMe Apr 4
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”
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CaringBridge.org Apr 5
Have you are someone you know been diagnosed with cancer? If so, we would love to hear about what types of help matter most to cancer patients and their caregivers. Please consider taking this one-time survey:
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CaringBridge.org Apr 4
“Healing starts from within. This is aided by the surroundings & people you choose. You want to make choices that are healthy, for your mind & body.” The day of Chad's liver transplant, he was 185 lbs. After he dipped to 119.
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