THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: A New Year’s Resolution That’s Actually Fun!

I am so pleased to host this guest post by writer, Karen Weeks. Karen perfectly captures why the arts are so important to us all – at any age! I’ve witnessed the healing power of music in my own life and in the lives of everyone I love. So why not make 2018 the year ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: WHEN FAMILIES VISIT PATIENTS IN HOSPITAL, WE WORK

I have the privilege of writing a weekly column called Caring Connections for Troy Media. My friend and colleague Vickie Cammack and I alternate weeks – have a read of Vickie’s insightful pieces too! Here’s my latest piece with its original title (which I like better for our group of family caregivers vs a general ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: It’s Time to Change The Way We View Exercise For Frail and Critically Ill

I’m posting this guest post from http://evidencenetwork.ca because my Mom has had so much difficult regaining her strength after 3 hospitalisations in the past 4 months. Next time my Mom is in a hospital bed, I’m going to ask for in-bed cycling! It’s time to change the way we view exercise for frail and critically ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: It’s Time to Change The Way We View Exercise For Frail and Critically Ill

I’m posting this guest post from http://evidencenetwork.ca because my Mom has had so much difficult regaining her strength after 3 hospitalisations in the past 4 months. Next time my Mom is in a hospital bed, I’m going to ask for in-bed cycling! It’s time to change the way we view exercise for frail and critically ...