This week, I had the pleasure of chatting with other caregivers about how we prepare for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
I had this online chat on the wonderful site Caregiving.com which led me continue my reflections on holiday preparations yesterday:
I sent this video chat to another caregiver friend to begin a personal conversation . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Preparing for The Holidays – A Caregivers’ Conversation
Here’s a guest post from contributor Stephanie Lynch. If you feel you are close to burning out, read on! And if you are looking for ways to share the care, don’t forget to explore online tools such as TYZE Personal Networks, Lotsa Helping Hands, Google Calendar and even private Facebook Groups. Chores, lists of help . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM – A Blog by Donna Thomson: 6 Ways To Avoid Caregiver Burnout: Guest Post
4 Tips to Help You Reduce the Impact of Caregiving on your Relationships Becoming a caregiver can be one of the most impactful changes that can occur in a person’s life. Caregiving is not a change that only affects the relationship between you and the person you are caring for, it is one that . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM – A Blog by Donna Thomson: Guest Post: 4 Tips on How Caregivers Can Keep Their Family Relationships Intact
There’s an interesting trend in caregiving. Women who have had their lives and careers de-railed suddenly by ‘extreme caregiving’ are taking their lessons learned and crafting them into new careers of helping others on a similar journey.
I became interested in this phenomenon and wrote about it in my book, The Four Walls of . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM – A Blog by Donna Thomson: The Care Company: Cindy Laverty, A Caregiver Turned Entrepreneur