Missing Grandpa: Caring from a Distance

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This story was written by Dr. Kerry Byrne @Kerry_Byrne   A quick Google search about long-distance caregiving yields multiple results. Research studies, practical applied tips and stories from caregivers managing care from a distance abound. These are often geared to the person responsible for providing the most care or most responsible for care of a loved… Read more »

I am a sandwich caregiver and I am not alone

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This post was written by Donna Thomson There’s an exit called Anderson Road on Highway 417 that runs between Ottawa and Montreal. I know that exit well, because it’s the shortcut between my son’s care home on the outskirts of Ottawa and my Mother’s senior’s residence in the West Island of Montreal. I am a… Read more »

A non-verbal language of shared humanity

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  This post was originally written by Donna Thomson in The Caregiver’s Living Room   The Lessons I Have Learned in My Life of Caregiving For some reason, last night our alarm rang at 4am. My husband quietly cursed and fumbled to turn it off. We both lay awake after that and quite soon, I… Read more »

Tyze in the New York Times

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The New York Times recently ran an article called “Building networks for a good life.” This beautiful piece asks the question about how we can build networks of care – even after the caregiver is gone and features Tyze and our parent company, PLAN. Click here to read the article.

An “Inspired” Partnership

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Tyze is proud to be partnered with Inspire Health, a physician-led non-profit integrative cancer care organization. When Marie was diagnosed with cancer, she went to Inspire Health for support and solutions. It was there that she discovered Tyze.  She was eager to talk with us about her experience using a personal network so far. Marie, a… Read more »

The Art of Organization (Or, How I Lost My Passport)

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I have a confession to make: I’m a terribly disorganized traveller. I’ve been known to show up at the airport at the wrong hour (oh who am I kidding, it was the wrong day) book hotels in the wrong city, and even, one dreadful time, lose my passport and money. The passport fiasco happened last… Read more »

Why my Gran Needed a Network

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My grandmother is a fit, active, healthy, vibrant and charismatic 86 year old.  She has great taste in clothing, loves good food, is an avid walker and has short term memory like a sieve. There was a window of opportunity this year that was closing…for her and my grandfather to move from their rural home… Read more »

Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

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“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
 Oprah Winfrey “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” John F. Kennedy  November marks the… Read more »