Supporting caregivers in the workplace

By Madonna Gallo When Jodi Montgomery was a teenager, she promised her mother that she would never be alone. Years later, after her stepfather passed away,...

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...

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...

The many faces of caregiving

One in four Canadians – or 8.1 million people are family caregivers.    When asked to describe a typical family caregiver many envision a middle...

Travelling with a person with Alzheimer’s disease

Thinking of your summer vacation? If you’re caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, a little advance planning can make...

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...