Caregivers prone to winter blues

With the holiday season behind us and several weeks of winter ahead, caregivers are particularly susceptible to the “winter blues.” While deeply rewarding, caregiving...

Caring for someone with dementia doesn’t mean having to go it alone

One in five Canadians aged 45 and older are caregivers to seniors living with long-term health problems. This means that while you are a...

Getting care in a crisis

What you need to know about crisis placement into long-term care Many Ontarians want to remain living independently in their home as long as possible....

Young caregivers

Ever since she was nine years old, Hana has been going to the doctor with her father Mohan.  The appointments, however, have been for...

Caring for a medically complex child

By Lisa Levin One sunny cold day in February 1997, I was sitting in the obstetrician’s waiting room cradling my beautiful baby girl, and waiting...

Caregiver SOS

My mom lives in a nursing home and staff often speak in foreign languages in her presence. Mom gets upset, saying the staff is...