THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: POWER DRESSING FOR CAREGIVERS: GOOD OR BAD?

Yesterday I read a fascinating blog post by the wonderful Denise Brown, founder of Caregiving.com.  Her piece is titled Dressing the Part: Family Caregiver, MD. It argues for caregivers to wear a lab coat when we accompany loved ones to medical appointments.  Brown is fed up with clinical professionals not treating family caregivers as the care ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Denise Brown from Caregiving.com Offers Ten Tips for Family Caregivers

This morning, I was lucky enough to participate in an amazing virtual conference for family caregivers called IMPACT80. Denise Brown from Caregiving.com identified a starting point that will resonate with every caregiver: Preventing Regrets in the Caregiving Journey.  Denise shared her personal fear – that she would be mean to her parents…that she would have ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Welcome to a Very Progressive Blog Party!

This week, I will be blogging here at the Caregivers’ Living Room for Caregiving.com‘s annual Progressive Blog Party.  So, let’s put up the Christmas tree, break out the carols, light the Menorah and pour the hot chocolate. So, for those who don’t know me, I am the mother of Nicholas, a young man of 25 ...