THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: ADVOCATE NOW TO GET THE HELP YOU NEED!

I wrote this article for Today’s Kids in Motion Magazine and it appeared HERE. It’s written for an audience of parents of children with disabilities, but the advocacy principles apply to all caregivers.  They say it takes a village to raise a child, but in today’s climate of government austerity and private consumerism, where are ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Building a Winning Advocacy Team for Family Caregivers

At first, advocating for care seems like a daunting, almost impossible task.  But like any unwieldy job, the trick is to break it down into manageable building blocks.  I’ve tried to simplify the how-to’s of advocating for care in a workshop that I give for caregivers called “How to Know What You Want and Get ...