Children need help learning about how their grandparent’s brain is affected by dementia.
Author: Trish Richards
She is his world. She is his source of entertainment. His emotional, social and physical strength. She is his caregiver. Indeed, she is his everything.
And sometimes, she needs a break.
Michael Gabriele from the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) talks about the organization’s caregivers education program which is dear to his heart.
The latest exhibit at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) will for the first time feature artwork created by people with dementia and their caregivers.
Watch this video to learn about the wide variety of community and home assistance programs CHATS offers to seniors in the York Region and South Simcoe area.
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In this video, health and wellness expert Marlene George shares valuable information, strategies and tools for caregivers to maintain their health while tending to the needs of others.
Whether it’s your parent, child, relative or friend, there are ways to lend a caring hand even from a distance.
Older people who help and support others live longer, according to new research.
An expert at Rutgers University’s Care2Caregivers helpline shares tips on how families can celebrate the holidays with loved ones suffering from an illness that affects memory.