“The Privilege of Caregiving” highlights Canadian caregivers on MariaShriver.com

“The Privilege of Caregiving,” a new blog post on MariaShriver.com by Daniel C. Potts, M.D. highlights the caregiving stories of two Canadians, Cathie Borrie, RN, BSN, MPH, LLB and James Houston, MA, BSc, DPhil.

While sitting with her “Mum” after Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases took hold of the body and mind, Cathie Borrie caught precious glimpses of the spirit, initially jotting them on spare papers, but eventually crafting a beautiful story of them in The Long Hello: The Other Side of Alzheimer’s, and Looking into Your Voice: the Poetic and Eccentric Realities of Alzheimer’s.

Dr. Houston brings a lifetime of scholarship and remarkable faith to the task of caring for his wife. A member of C.S. Lewis’s inner circle and founding principal of Regent College in Vancouver, Houston speaks of his most recent challenge with an aura of tranquility that is awe-inspiring.

Read the whole blog post here: http://mariashriver.com/blog/2012/05/privilege-of-caregiving

Cathie Borrie, Daniel Potts, Judith Murray, Rita Houston and James Houston