After twenty-five years of intensive caregiving, the most important thing I’ve learned is that giving good care over time requires a team. Trying to manage alone and without the help of others inevitably leads to exhaustion, depression, ill health and even family breakdown. But with a coordinated ‘network of support’, it is possible to locate . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: My Best Caregiving Tip
When my son Nicholas was born with severe disabilities in 1988, my husband and I struggled to care for him on our own. Nick turns 25 at the end of this month and all these years of giving care have taught me one great big lesson. Caring alone is not a good idea. . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Sharing the Care Online – Can It Really Help?
Last week, I noticed a health blog in the New York Times titled “Managing Care Online“. I had to read it and write to respond, describing our experience with a care coordination tool called “Tyze“. I’ve written about Tyze both in my book and in previous blog posts. Here is my contribution to the Times . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM – A Blog by Donna Thomson: Managing Care Online!