Did you know that right now, over 6 million Canadians combine paid work with some level of unpaid care? Many working caregivers say they wish they had more support from their workplaces to manage work and caregiving. As a working caregiver, communicating effectively with our workplaces becomes an important piece of what we do. This […]
Five Common Questions Caregivers are Wondering During COVID-19
COVID-19 has been a time of uncertainty, change, and unknowns. Our Caregiver Support line is available to offer guidance, resources, and a listening ear.
Caregiving: Unexpected Changes
My Dad is 95 years old and honestly, some days I can’t believe he is still alive. I’m his only daughter and caregiver. I’ve been looking after him for 4 years now. In those years, we’ve had pneumonia, a broken hip and a stroke. What I’ve really learned is there are always unexpected challenges. I […]
Family caregiving and work: find out if help is available
Can you imagine trying to meet your work commitments while fulfilling your caregiving responsibilities? Maybe you already are. If so, you’re definitely not alone.