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Join Us on Thursday at Toronto Reference Library for Older Caregivers Cafes

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You are invited to join us on Thursday, September 29, 2016, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Toronto Reference Library for peer mingling, snacks and refreshments, educational presentations, entertainment, and activities. Speakers & Topics 10:15 am – Caregiver Connection: Sharing – Listening – Learning From One Another Eleanor Silverberg, BA Psych, MSW, RSW … Continued

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Deloitte to Offer Paid Leave for Elder Caregiving

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Professional-services firm will let employees take up to 16 weeks for range of caregiving The latest step in family-friendly benefits: paid leave for all caregiving, including eldercare. In recent years, a parade of blue chip employers, mainly in the technology, financial-services and professional-services industries, have been competing to offer ever more generous parental-leave benefits. On … Continued

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Join Us on Thursday at Leaside Library for Older Caregivers Cafes

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We know your life as a caregiver is demanding, but trust us: you’re no good to your loved ones without some occasional, guilt-free self-TLC! You are invited to join us on Thursday, September 15, 2016, from 1 pm to 3:30 pm at the Toronto Public Library Leaside Branch for peer mingling, snacks and refreshments, educational … Continued

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Join Us on Wednesday at Woodside Sq. Library for Older Caregivers Cafes

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Think back and try to recall when the last time was you took a rejuvenating break, socialized with peers or—for goodness sake—had a little fun! You are invited to join us on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, from 1 pm – 3:30 pm at the Toronto Public Library Woodside Square Branch for peer mingling, snacks and … Continued

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No One Gives A Rat’s Ass About Family Caregivers

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Ann Brenoff, senior writer/columnist for The Huffington Post candidly shares her personal experience and emotional response to suddenly becoming the primary caregiver for her spouse. Earlier this summer, I joined the ranks of the nation’s 34 million family caregivers. I became the primary caregiver to my husband, a role I was neither expecting, trained for, … Continued

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