THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson
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Wednesday, 6 November 2019
The Month of November - It's Important for Two Reasons
November is a sombre month. The leaves have fallen where I live, and the skies are steely gray. Rain changes to sleet and then back to r...
Friday, 1 November 2019
The Cost of Silencing Yourself
Yesterday I was driving home from a hospital clinic appointment for our son (it was routine and went fine) and as usual, I was listening to ...
Tuesday, 29 October 2019
COME LEARN WITH US FOR FREE!
Recently Dr. Zachary White and I gave a webinar as part of a series of free, supportive learning events for caregivers sponsored by the D...
Thursday, 24 October 2019
The Caregiver Easy But Effective Exercise Routine
I always feel SO much better when I move my body, even it's just five minutes of stretching. And I have always loved sports - my favouri...
Wednesday, 25 September 2019
A Guest Post From a Tired Caregiver With a short break for sleep, my teenaged daughter Lily has screamed, shouted, ranted and t...
Wednesday, 4 September 2019
You Have to Read This - A Beautiful Fable for Caregivers
About a year ago, I opened an email message from someone I'd never met called Diane S. who wrote to tell me that this...
Sunday, 25 August 2019
When a Real Grade 6 Class Moves Into A Nursing Home
I've blogged before about the Eden Alternative approach to eldercare. I've blogged before about the benefits of benefits of bringin...
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