I was very pleased to chat about caregiving from a male perspective with Liz O’Donnell of WorkingDaughter.com. Our interview link is below:
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recently announced that Canadian caregivers can be eligible for extended Compassionate Care benefits. Read more in my Letter to the Editor published in the Toronto Star newspaper: http://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2016/01/08/caregiving-changes-welcome.html.
Following a number of guest blog submissions from me, The Caregiver Space has now posted a review of my book! Thanks to Jonah, Cori, and Shirley for helping to make this happen …
The upcoming holidays aren’t always merry for caregivers. I’ve shared some tips on reducing increased holiday stress as well as where and how to celebrate in my second published article for Wellness Magazine:
I was pleased to be interviewed for this Metro Edmonton article … the frail and elderly seniors frequently get much of the attention while family caregivers are often ignored and/or completely forgotten. While this news story focuses on Alberta’s caregivers, the issues remain very similar for caregivers living elsewhere as well.
Are you prepared for caregiving? Perhaps not! Please read my article in the Fall, 2014 issue of Wellness Magazine: http://www.wellnessalbertamag.com/family/are-you-prepared-for-caregiving/.
This is Morse Code for “caregiving”: -.-. .-
Caregiver's Guide for Canadians
This book is a caregiver’s goldmine of information and shared experience. Any person who is or may be involved in being a part-time or full-time caregiver for a loved one, will be glad to be able to access this collection of valuable tips and must do’s to ease their way in doing this very difficult work while also making a life for themselves, (and family).
— Shirley K. Stevenson