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
Category: Family Caregiving
Article courtesy of Folks, an online magazine dedicated to telling the stories of remarkable people who refuse to be defined by their health issues Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, explains why we shouldn’t try to capture the people we love in a freeze-frame, even at the end of their lives. Lori La Bey … Continued
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
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
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
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
Caregiver burnout is no joking matter, or is it?
We are so vulnerable to internal and external thoughts and opinions.
Province Increasing Access to Home Care for Those with High Needs.
Do you agree with these “facts”?