THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: The Perfect Caregiver

Let me tell you about a perfect caregiver I know.  Her name is Glenna and she looks after my Mom for a couple of hours on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Mom’s home care agencies are littered with support workers she’s thrown out – my mother resents needing help and quite often, she takes it out on ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: I am Fine if Nick is Fine

My last blog post was about saying ‘I’m fine’ when I am not fine.  That got me thinking about the state of being ‘not fine’.  For me and for most other caregivers I know personally, that state is most acutely felt when our charge is ill, injured or somehow away from our loving arms. So, ...