We are excited to partner with Stories for Caregivers to bring you a series of their videos dedicated to caregivers. Here is a summary of their project.
Developed by The Coup Company with the participation of TELUS Fund, Stories For Caregivers is an initiative designed to generate awareness about caregiving through the creation of original web series that showcase the inspiring work of caregivers across Canada.
In 2017, TELUS Fund launched the first Special Call for Web Series to surface stories with the potential to positively impact individuals caring for loved ones. Since then the Fund has helped finance twenty original pilot episodes and eight original web series: How We Die, Culture of Caring, Letters from Caregivers, Growing Together with Jann Arden, Cypher, Caring For Those Who Care, Being There, and House Call With Dr. Yvette Lu.
These touching series have been released annually to the public through the Stories For Caregivers initiative, with marketing and promotional support provided by TELUS Fund. In that time they have amassed over 9 MILLION views and have been featured on national television, radio, and other mainstream news media across the country.
Stories For Caregivers is currently the largest online community of caregivers in Canada and remains committed to sharing stories that inspire caregivers and generating awareness of the global issue of caregiving.
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HOW WE DIE Series The last Note. Featured Espisode.
The relationship between caregiver and terminal patient has been evolving. Friends, families, volunteers and medical professionals are looking at ways to be involved in providing support and exploring paths to have a good death. Narrated by author and broadcaster Ziya Tong, How We Die looks to expand and challenge our ideas around end-of-life care. Through thoughtful and inspiring stories, the series endeavours to shine a light on this important issue and start conversations with Canadians around the evolution of death and dying.
Music therapy is not new to the Western world. The ancient Greeks would prescribe notes and tones for various ailments. What is new, is it’s increasing use in today’s palliative hospices. Music therapist Joshua Dennys-Keys has been working as a music therapist in palliative care in Vancouver, BC for three years. He has seen the impact and effectiveness it has in easing the anxiety associated with end-of-life. For Michael Ferguson, witnessing his mother Maree’s enjoyment of Josh’s work has left a lasting, cherished memory. Working with current patient Eddie Yu, Josh hopes his work reaffirms that music is a universal language.
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