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: International Women’s Day 2015 – I Celebrate Caregivers!

March 8th is International Women’s Day, so I can’t think of a better time to celebrate the contributions of women who give care to their families and friends.  More women than men are caregivers: an estimated 66% of caregivers are female. One-third (34%) take care of two or more people, and the average age of ...

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 ...

cartoon life: The gang of eight: in charge of #ldnont

Filed under: caricature, cartoons, digital, drawings, London Tagged: Brian Orser, Bud Polhill, caricature, city, City council, Dale Henderson, Denise Brown, Gang of Eight, Joe Fontana, Joe Swan, Paul Van Meer Bergen, politics, Sandy White