Services for communicating patient updates and coordinating assistance

During the course of a health crisis, family and friends are often looking for frequent updates of the patient’s condition and ways they can be helpful to the patient and caregivers. Several web sites offer easy-to-use platforms to communicate updates and coordinate needed assistance, including:

OrganizationMission and overview
CaringBridgeProvides a forum for updates on the patient’s condition and a platform for supportive comments from site visitors.
Lotsa Helping HandsA central place to coordinate meals and help for friends & family.
PostHopeCreate a free support website to journal your story, fundraise & rally patient support.
CareCalendarFree website to organize meals and other help for families during a time of illness, recovery or a life changing event.

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