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.

16 Ways to Support Someone with Cancer

When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, you may have a million questions running through your head. How should I react? What should I say? How can I help? We asked our CaringBridge commun...

7 Helpful Ways to Show Someone You Love Them

Love is more than just three simple words. You can see it everyday – from the man walking his beloved pup down the street, to the woman helping her neighbor carry her groceries in from the car. ...

9 Ways to Comfort Someone Who Needs It

One of the biggest challenges about going through struggles is often the feelings of loneliness and isolation that accompany it. It is very important that you show up to offer comfort and hope&nb...

6 Good Alternatives to ‘How Can I Help?’

Hanna Cooper and her husband, Tom Moberg, of St. Paul, MN, with their kids, Emilia and William. When I was unexpectedly diagnosed with stage 3 pancreatic cancer in 2016 at age 48, my family, friends a...

9 Ways to Honor a Loved One Who Has Passed

When we asked families who have used CaringBridge to share ways they honor the memories of their loved ones, among the most touching was from Kat Schilling. On the anniversary of losing her 16-year-ol...