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.
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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.
Caregiving Matters community, here’s a great article that was recently published by the Huffington Post that may help your loved ones understand what to say, what not to say, and how to help this holiday season be a little merrier for you. We suggest you share!
Judy’s been late and absent several times this month because of a series of family health crises. These emergencies were beyond her control, but as a working caregiver, Judy worries about her supervisor’s reaction.
There are many situational losses that people experience and grieve that are not death-related.
They are an unprotected (free) workforce and the nation could show a little more gratitude.
Know any male caregivers I can interview for an article?
One of the most complex and perplexing conditions that I have seen in those 65 and older is delirium.