THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: RINGS OF A PLANET: Caregiving in a Natural Disaster

Last year, my friend and colleague Vickie Cammack and I co-wrote a piece about caregivers as first responders in natural disasters. We wrote: “Canada‚Äôs ability to successfully respond to the climate crisis depends on the freely given, natural care provided by family, friends and neighbours. These caregivers (distinct from professional

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THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: THE MUSIC BETWEEN US: Memoir of a Bedside Musician

  I am always fascinated by stories of personal transformation. How does anyone achieve redemption, wisdom, grace and meaning after experiencing or witnessing prolonged suffering? I’m especially interested when those stories come from caregivers.  Steve Litwer is a volunteer guitarist for patients in hospice care. His book, The Music Between

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