It is often hard to bring humor into caregiving. Yet the benefits of laughing can be as good as spending forty-five minutes on the treadmill.
A Merrill Lynch study, conducted in partnership with Age Wave, finds that the 40 million family caregivers in the U.S. spend $190 billion per year on their adult care recipients.
The Ontario government is creating a new agency called Personal Support Services Ontario that will start to deliver home care in the spring to some clients in three regions of the province. (iStock)
We invite you to participate in our research study for Personal Support Workers working with persons with dementia.
As caregivers, we often become so consumed with our work and our role that we forget about how important our own health and happiness is.
Mara was a caregiver to her sister Rose and also her mother.
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Find out how you can submit your ideas to help reduce social isolation for seniors. Your ideas could be funded in the 2018 Ontario budget.
We’re here to support seniors, and their families, and to manage the inevitable, overwhelming problems and stresses associated with ageing.
Do you know a family caregiver who you think is a hero that you would like to nominate to be a “Caregiving Hero?