THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: An Early Caregiver Month Treat: A Chat With Amy Goyer, Caregiving Author and AARP Blogger

November is caregiving month and to kick off just a tiny bit early, here’s a special treat.  This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Amy Goyer about her new book, Juggling Life, Work and Caregiving.  I asked Amy too about her new kindness initiative at AARP and about her own caring life experience.  Have ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: He Said, She Said: Is Caregiving Hell Where We’re At?

Today, a Forbes blog post caught my eye.  Maybe it was the title: “Informal Caregiving?  Free Caregiving? Seriously?” … or maybe it was because I always enjoy reading what Howard Gleckman writes.  He’s the author of a wonderful book called “Caring For Our Parents” and he’s a fellow at the Urban Institute.  Here’s what he said ...

Politics and its Discontents: When Seniors Get Angry

You know you’re in trouble when seniors start booing you. Too bad we are still asleep at the switch in Canada when it comes to the unnecessary cuts in OAS that Harper is making: H/t ThinkProgress Recommend this Post

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Today’s War On Everything News

I’m going to run out of titles for these daily wraps for my radio program in a hurry. I’m hoping the links and videos are of use and get sent around. Here’s a video of an Irishman getting it right about Wall Street, that the good people at Crooks and Liars posted today. It’s dead ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Today’s War On Everything News

I’m going to run out of titles for these daily wraps for my radio program in a hurry. I’m hoping the links and videos are of use and get sent around. Here’s a video of an Irishman getting it right about Wall Street, that the good people at Crooks and Liars posted today. It’s dead ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Today’s War On Everything News

I’m going to run out of titles for these daily wraps for my radio program in a hurry. I’m hoping the links and videos are of use and get sent around. Here’s a video of an Irishman getting it right about Wall Street, that the good people at Crooks and Liars posted today. It’s dead ...