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...

Connecting your circle of care

By Donna Thomson Today, my family uses technology to coordinate our son’s complex care in the community, but it wasn’t always so. Nicholas is 26...