Smart snacking strategies

By Amanda Laird Nutritious snacks are integral to a healthy nutrition program. Healthy snacks will keep your energy up and your blood sugar balanced between...

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....

What are your strengths as a caregiver?

By Natalie Strouth Are you aware of your individual caregiver strengths? What about your internal resources? What is your greatest strength as a family...

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...

In sickness and in health

By Mary Ann Freedman In a fraction of a second a tiny blood vessel in the brain can burst and cause a stroke. The consequences...

Family caregivers: Your role in long-term care

By Lisa Levin Most people want to remain in the comfort of their own homes as they age.  Unfortunately, that is not always possible.  As...