How to message other people

You can send messages to any other member of The Caregiver Space using the Public Message or Private Message features. Public messages can be seen by all members of The Caregiver Space but private messages are shown only to the person you’ve sent the message to.

SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE

Send messages to your friends or any member of The Caregiver Space community.

  1. Go to the profile of the person you’d like to message by clicking on their name or profile picture

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  1. Then, click on Private Message  message
  2. Enter a subject and a message. Then, click on Send Message. Once your message is written, click on Send Message to email the other person. The person you’ve sent the message to will now receive a notification letting them know that they have a new message to read

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SEND A PUBLIC MESSAGE

Public messages allow you to include another member’s name in your own status message. This message can be seen by all members of The Caregiver Space community

  1. Click on the name or profile picture of the person you’d like to message to see their public profile forums
  2. Click on Public Message  message
  3. After clicking on the Public Message button, you’ll be brought to the Site-Wide Activity page where you can enter a new status message. That person’s username will already be filled in here so that you can include them in your status message
  4. Write your public message then click on Post Update
  5. Your public status message can be seen on your profile by other members of The Caregiver Space community  message

 REPLY TO A PRIVATE MESSAGE

If you get a notification that another member of The Caregiver Space community has sent you a message, go to your Messages page to view the message and send them a reply.message

  1. When you login to the Caregiver Space you’ll see notifications in the top right of the page. You’ll get a notification whenever you have a new message. Click on the message alert to go right to your inbox.  message
  2. Or, open the Messages section of your own profile

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Here you’ll see a list of all messages. Click on the subject line of the message you’d like to read and reply to.

  1. Enter a reply then click Send Reply. The person that sent you the message will receive a notification letting them know that you’ve sent them a new messagemessage