I recognized her instantly – a fellow caregiver with the heart of a dreamer. Someone who strives to decipher a meaning and purpose within the serious challenges that life throws our way. Ozioma Egwuonu is a wise woman who presented to listening caregivers during CareNovate Magazine’s recentIMPACT80 Virtual Summit. Ozioma described her mother’s cancer . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: HOW TO KEEP YOUR SOUL ALIVE WHILE TAKING CARE OF OTHERS
This Christmas, our family is grateful for Tyze Personal Networks. For those new to my blog, I am the mother of a young man with severe disabilities who is adored by everyone in our family. I’m also the daughter of an almost 91 year old who has never listened when folks told her she was . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM – A Blog by Donna Thomson: This Christmas, We are Thankful for Tyze
This morning I was doodling around looking at online news when I noticed this article on the business page. “Hmmm”, I thought, ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People’ could be something that applied as well to caregivers and people with disabilities. I have never heard of Stephen Covey, the author of a book with . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM – A Blog by Donna Thomson: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Caregivers too!
Looking after a child with severe disabilities, then having another baby, then helping to look after an ageing Mum have all taught me some life lessons about surviving the caregiving experience.
Here are a few essential truths I have learned from experience:
– No one can give good care by themselves. A team is necessary. . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM – A Blog by Donna Thomson: Sharing The Care