THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: National Community Care Insurance: What’s New in Canada

According to the 2014 Global Age Watch Index, Norway is the best country to be a senior citizen or person with disabilities.  Apart from Japan (9), all the top 10 countries are again in Western Europe, North America and Australasia. Norway shifted health care resources from hospitals to home and they have a huge financial, ...

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 ...