During our recent webinar on Loss & Grief (available at www.familycaregiversbc.ca/webinars), guest panelist Christy Linder talked about incorporating Frank Ostaseski’s approach to finding a place of rest in the middle of things (YouTube: “Find A Place of Rest in the Middle of Things – Self Care for Caregivers”) to coach her sick mother with conscious […]
By Vince Terstappen, Project Assistant with the health promotions team at Northern Health When you walk into Sport Chek in Smithers and see Jesse Clegg unpacking garments and hanging gear, you may not realize the significance of that moment. You may not realize the number of people, programs, time, and advocacy that created that moment.
By Vienna Kappell, Notary Public for Notaries on Douglas, Victoria, BC In British Columbia, there are two key personal planning documents: Enduring Powers of Attorney and Representation Agreements. An Enduring Power of Attorney deals strictly with financial and legal matters while a Representation Agreement may deal with personal and health care matters and or legal […]
By Rachel Carter For many of us, picking out a birthday gift for a loved one is a difficult task if we don’t know what they want. Imagine trying to make decisions on their behalf about their healthcare needs. The concept of Advance Care Planning resonated with me as soon as I heard about it. […]