THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Caregiver Advocacy: Part 3, The Roundup

Caregiving a job that is made up of hundreds of small tasks.  Each task in itself seems perfectly doable. But taken together and over time, caregiving can be isolating and soul destroying. It doesn’t have to be that way.  The beginning of putting a broken caregiver’s life back together is the realisation that no one ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Families as Lobbyists to Get What They Need

I mentioned a couple of days ago that I will be teaching a workshop with Ottawa’s Advocacy School.  My workshop will be titled “How to Know What You Want and Get What You Need” and today, an article from an online magazine called “The Lobby Monitor” wrote about it.  I cut and paste a bit, ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: I Am Leading A New Workshop for Caregivers!

I am so pleased to announce that I will be working with a Canadian organization called The Advocacy School – My workshop is for families giving care to a loved one and here is a description from the website. I hope you’ll share with your friends and colleagues!  The plan is to have sponsoring organizations ...