THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Helping Your Loved One to Give Over The Holidays

The last few days, I have been thinking about the privilege of giving.  This is a story that came to mind: I was just 22 years old when my husband Jim and I were posted to Moscow in 1978.  It was the Brezhnev era and we were nervous about living in a faraway foreign land. ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: A Caregiver Christmas

Christmas is a stressful time for caregivers.  We buy gifts for our own families, help our loved ones to give, cook our best loved traditional recipes, enable and host holiday social events, all while carrying out our usual caregiving tasks.  We love to give, but we need others to remember our needs, too. The act ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Enabled Giving at Christmas or Hannukah

The last few days, I have been thinking about the privilege of giving.  This is a story that came to mind: I was just 22 years old when my husband Jim and I were posted to Moscow in 1978.  It was the Brezhnev era and we were nervous about living in a faraway foreign land. ...