Scientist awarded funding for digital storytelling for caregivers of Indigenous adults with dementia

By Maggie Frampton Dr. Janet McElhaney has received a Catalyst award from AGE-WELL, Canada’s Technology and Aging Network, for new research that aims to support...

Caregiver SOS: Depression after loss of spouse

The loss of a spouse, especially after many years of marriage, can be extremely painful and disrupt normal living. My dad passed away five months...

Navigating the health and social system a challenging part of caregiving

Governments need to start investing in care navigators to ensure equitable access to publicly funded services and supports By Amélie Quesnel-Vallée and Miles Taylor It’s...

Caregiver SOS: Depression in dementia patients can be tackled

My dad was diagnosed with dementia a couple of years ago. word Now I notice that he is restless and crying. Is this sadness...

Is Canada a caring society?

New report reveals progress and gaps in supporting family carers By Catherine Suridjan Over eight million carers (also referred to as family caregivers) impact the lives...

The ultimate caregiver’s playlist

By Donna Thomson Music is often the soundtrack of our lives. Particular songs evoke memories of personal pain, triumphs, love, commitment and maybe a broken...

Communicating more effectively with the person you’re caring for

By Vivienne Epstein It is through our communication that we establish relationships. Think about all of the relationships you have and consider all of...

Event and venue accessibility checklist

By Kate Grainger Summer is a busy time for outdoor events such as festivals, markets, and concerts. For family caregivers and the people they care...

Tracy’s most important patient

By Christina Zimmerman Most people would agree that the job of a paediatric home care nurse isn’t an easy one. There are the night shifts,...

Time: The family caregiver dilemma

By Jane Vock When we say, “I don’t have time” it really feels true. Time is such a precious commodity for family caregivers. If you don’t...

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