THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: No Saints Around Here (Book Review): Do I Hate It or Do I Love It?

About 20 pages into Susan Allen Toth’s caregiving memoir, “No Saints Around Here”, I decided I didn’t like the author.  Not one bit.  “How can a wife sigh loudly in front of her Parkinson’s disease-suffering husband just because she can’t have a second cup of tea in the morning?!” I fumed.  I kept picking up ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Book Review: Memories of My Parents by Amy Madge

“Memories of My Parents” by Amy Madge is a story of love.  Not romantic love, but the love of a daughter for her parents.  Amy Madge never married – she chose to devote her life to a career, but hers was a really, REALLY close family. Amy became her parents’ caregiver in their later years ...