November 2018

Redefining a Life and Career to Tend to the Ambiguous Loss of Caring for Someone with a Traumatic Brain Injury

by Rajiv Mehta.

Caring Conversation — Roxana Delgado Dr. Roxana Delgado is a health scientist, national advocate, and the wife of Sergeant First Class retired Victor L. Medina, MRC, CRC, a three times combat wounded veteran and Purple Heart Recipient. Dr. Delgado uses her personal experiences to impact policy on traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in the military healthcare…

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A Hacker by Trade, A Caregiver by Choice: One CEO Finds His Work and Personal Life Are Deeply Intertwined

by Rajiv Mehta.

Caring Conversation — Robby Macdonell Robby Macdonell is a husband, a caregiver, and the CEO of RescueTime, a time management app that monitors how much time you spend browsing certain websites or using certain programs, and it helps you identify data to ‘reclaim your day.’ A Seattle, WA transplant, he now lives and works in…

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A Product Manager Uses Her Professional Skills to Manage Her Parents’ Illnesses, Finding a Whole New Meaning to ‘Project Management’

by Rajiv Mehta.

Caring Conversation — Karen Purze Karen Purze is the author of Life in Motion, a guided workbook that helps people get their affairs in order. Prior to publishing her book and launching her own business, Karen spent many years in the product development and product management field. Rajiv: What is your caregiving experience, right now…

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An Author, Actor, Director, Teacher and Diplomatic Spouse Finds Another Calling in Disability Activism Through Caring For a Son

by Rajiv Mehta.

Caring Conversation — Donna Thomson Actor, director, teacher, and caregiver advocate Donna Thomson is also the author of the book, The Four Walls of My Freedom: Lessons I’ve Learned from a Life of Caregiving, about life after her son born with cerebral palsy. Her blog (The Caregivers’ Living Room) examines how social innovation can help families…

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