Most important: keep your disposition sunny.
Mary identified a need in the current market and sought to fill it with her expertise. In 2008, coupling her 18-year professional technology background with a recent decade of personal, hands-on caregiving experience, she founded Caregiving Matters.
It should come as no surprise that half of Canada’s caregivers have “five o’ clock shadows,” thanks in part to demographic and social changes including greater geographic distances of families, increased life expectancies, changing economic situations, smaller families, and shifts in traditional gender roles. Caregiving Matters Chair Mary Bart explores the topic of male caregivers.
Writer Paul Lima shares his candid thoughts on being a caregiving recipient and the effect it has had on his partner and their lives.
Many people are sandwiched between work responsibilities, caring for their family, and caring for an ill or aging family member. Balancing these responsibilities is truly a juggling act. Learn how our Workplace Wellness program can help!
The elderly and infirm routinely delegate control of their finances to family members but more and more Canadians are abusing that power. Can our aging population trust its own children?