Monthly Archives: May 2014

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31 May

Like Child Rearing but Different

By Donna RandallUncategorized

Early in this journey called family caregiving, when helping care for my own mother, I made the comment to my brother (the primary caregiver) that taking care of Mom was not unlike taking care of a child, except that the movement was in the opposite direction. As we made our comparisons, the differences became clear.

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24 May

A Labour of Love?

By Donna RandallUncategorized

As I talk with more and more people about taking on the responsibility of family caregiving, a specific theme runs through the conversations. This theme is that of feeling really good about helping their family member or members fulfill this dream. This aspect of making an important decision makes sense, especially in situations in which

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16 May

Welcome to dfrent

By Donna RandallUncategorized

In my world, dfrent sounds like ‘different’, making a dfrence reads as (yes, you guessed it) ‘making a difference’. So, lest you think I can’t spell, I thought I’d clarify right off the top of our interaction what gives with the writer who can’t spell. That said, let’s move along to what’s offered on this

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