Series Description – Caregivers in the Wild
In our hyper-connected world family caregivers rarely get away from it all. Fortunately, Canada still has vast stretches of wilderness that can allow caregivers to truly take a break. This This award-winning series follows 13 family caregivers as they explore both their caregiving experiences and the beautiful wilderness of Western Canada. follows 13 family caregivers as they explore both their caregiving experiences and the beautiful wilderness of Western Canada. A unique outdoor adventure is specifically designed for each caregiver by health researcher and adventure guide, Dr. Mike Lang, using his knowledge of therapeutic recreation, deep understanding of family caregiving, and extensive experience facilitating adventure trips over the past 15 years. Other experts also join in the adventure, offering tips and tailored caregiving advice in conversations during the day or around the campfire at night. Through the refreshing beauty of nature, meaningful conversations, and adventurous moments each caregiver feels rejuvenated and returns home with a deeper understanding of their own caregiving experiences. Fortunately, through the camera lens, caregivers across the country will also get to learn from these meaningful moments in the wilderness.
Episode #1 Description – The Nature of Commitment
Rico’s fiancée has a chronic health condition that will require caregiving for the rest of their lives together. Together with Aaron Weiss, a relationship counselor, Rico embarks on a downhill mountain biking adventure in Golden, BC to learn more about the foundations of successful long-term caregiving relationships.
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