Kimberly Fraser

I bring integrity, truth, and enthusiasm to all that I do. I love life and get a thrill out of the small sweet stuff as well as the grand mind-blowing thrills in life.

Author

Author

Author / Co-author of over 75 manuscripts, book chapters, curricula, research reports, 3 Books & numerous essays on caregiving, creativity, and health.

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Educator

Educator

Individual, Group and Organization Hourly Coaching Sessions. Facilitation of Workshops, Retreats, or Group Events.

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Yogi

Yoga Sessions

Certified Yoga Teacher offering sessions to individuals, small groups and larger group events including workshops, conferences, and retreats.

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Artisan

Artisan

Kim's artwork includes painting, fibre arts, photography, clothing, jewelry and more.

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Kimberly Fraser cuddling with her pup Barney

Author, Educator, Yogi, Artisan

Dr. Kimberly Fraser

RN, MA, MFA, Ph.D. (Nursing)

DR. KIMBERLY FRASER is an author, speaker, and former Associate Professor at the Faculty of Nursing with the University of Alberta and Clinician Scientist-Home Care with Alberta Health Services. Dr. Fraser is passionate about learning, coaching, self-improvement through yoga as well as expressing herself creatively through her artwork.

New Book Release

The Care Book

The Care Book by Kimberly Fraser

The Care Book

A planning and resource guide to support your journey from accidental to intentional caregiving

Kimberly Fraser
Publish Date: Oct. 10, 2023

Published by Sutherland House and is available at your favourite local bookstore, on Chapters.Indigo,  Amazon, or Sutherland House.

Blog

Articles & Essays

Interview with Sue Kelly – Sweet Spots Muskoka Radio

Interview with Sue Kelly on my book and the writing life. Have a listen!...

The Glymphatic System and Yoga

The glymphatic system (the glial cells and lymphatic system) is a recently discovered (around the early 2000s) microscopic waste clearance system in...

Family Caregiving Made Lighter Through Yoga and My Yoga Sangha

In this personal essay, I will share my experience with family caregiving and how yoga and my yoga sangha–my yoga community–helped me support my husband through his prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Change, Loss, and Grief – A Reading from The Accidental Caregiver

Change, Loss, and Grief – A Reading from The Accidental Caregiver by Kimberly Fraser

Collage – Part 2 for Family Caregivers

Ideas for collaging (Part 2 of 2) for family caregivers with the author of The Accidental Caregiver: Challenges and Triumphs of Intimate Family Caregivers

Writing Prompts for Family Caregivers

A few writing prompts for family caregivers with the author of The Accidental Caregiver: Challenges and Triumphs of Intimate Family Caregivers

Beat the Clock – A Reading from The Accidental Caregiver

This is a reading from The Accidental Caregiver: Challenges and Triumphs of Intimate Family Caregivers.

Collaging – Part 1 for Family Caregivers

Ideas for collaging (Part 1 of 2) for family caregivers with the author of The Accidental Caregiver: Challenges and Triumphs of Intimate Family...

Yoga as a Self-Care and Resilience-Building Strategy for Family Caregivers

Yoga is an accessible self-care strategy for family caregivers. It not only provides direct benefits like physical and mental health promotion, but can also offer a sense of community and overall improvements to quality of life more generally.

What happens when the family caregiver gets ill or injured?

It frustrated me to read the Hartlin’s story about health care delayed on my Facebook feed and on the CBC. Another incident where our health care...