Caregiver Heroes

Family caregivers do many amazing heroic acts. They help with household duties, take people to medical appointments, help with shopping, meals, dressing, hygiene and many more tasks. Family caregivers often have great stress, assume extra financial burdens and may suffer from burnout.

Caregiving Matters believes that the care of the ill by family members and friends is very important and deserves greater recognition and appreciation by our society.

“Caregiver Heroes” is dedicated to appreciating, acknowledging and simply thanking family caregivers for all they do.

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Meet our Caregiver Heroes!

Liz

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Life can change in a blink. A couple of years ago, Liz was the mother of a wonderful 2 year old boy and looking forward to the birth of their second child when suddenly her husband had a severe stroke. While he was being rushed to the hospital, she went into labour.  She was giving … Continued

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Liz

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Liz cared for her husband until his recent passing. She also drove cancer patients for a decade and volunteered at respite.

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Caregiver Hero Steven.

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Steven willing has been the principal caregiver to his parents Becky and Art who are both in their 90’s.  His parents recently moved into a Veteran’s building that offers amazing programs and services.  According to Steven:  “Caregiving is a tough full time job that takes great patience, organizational skills and well-honed social skills.”  Leveraging his … Continued

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