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?
I have been a geriatric mental health clinician since 2010. One of the most complex and perplexing conditions that I have seen in those 65 and older is delirium. Of the troubling “3Ds” (Delirium, Depression and Dementia) often found in the geriatric population, it is easier for me to identify depression and dementia because of … Continued
Hundreds of caregivers with a latte on their minds joined Caregiving Matters and the courteous staff of the Toronto Public Library for Older Caregivers Cafés, a three-day series of workshops. Thank you to Woodside Square Branch which hosted us on September 14; Leaside Branch, where we gathered on September 15; and the Toronto Reference Library … Continued
Knowing how to perform CPR properly is a vital skill, especially for caregivers. CPR is an emergency procedure that combines chest compression, often with artificial ventilation, in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures can be taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person who is in cardiac … Continued
You are invited to join us for a FREE evening of presentations and table top displays showcasing many programs and services for seniors, caregivers and their families. This unique event will be held: Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Trisan Centre, 25 Dillane Drive, Schomberg, Ontario Everyone is welcomed; bring a friend … Continued
By Paula Spencer Scott | Source: Parade Magazine Today’s the day: After surgery, illness or injury, your loved one is coming home from the hospital. If you’re like most people, you’re experiencing two very common feelings: relief (home sweet home!) followed by panic (uh-oh, now I’m in charge—what am I supposed to be doing?!). Most of us aren’t trained nurses, after … Continued
More than half of caregiving millennial women saved extra money for retirement to make up for leaves from work, research finds.
Article by Eileen Beal from Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging | Source: nextavenue If you are a card-carrying member of the Sandwich Generation — working outside of the home, caring for your family (which may include young children or “boomerangers”) and for an older parent, as well — your children could be a big help … Continued
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