Bill Israel teaches prisoners at William Head and men in recovery from addiction at New Roads Therapeutic Recovery Centre to write about their lives
For 37 tearful minutes, Helena Wiest unpacked her story of being a caregiver to her husband to a support line worker who did not offer solutions but provided the relief of being heard
Women are providing more unpaid care in Canada and are more likely to struggle with mental and physical health problems as a result of caregiving than their male counterparts, according to data published by Statistics Canada on Tuesday.
The pandemic has exacerbated challenges for caregivers looking after children and aging parents. In this article, Executive Director Barb MacLean speaks to the Globe and Mail about the particular challenges faced by female, sandwich generation caregivers.
May is Family Caregiver Awareness Month, and we should take this time to reach out to our friends and neighbours doing this vital work, writes columnist Margaret Coates.
For Good News Friday on Capital Daily, Barb McLean, Executive Director of Family Caregivers of BC, talks about how to spot burnout in family caregivers and about the unique local services to help those in need from Family Caregivers BC.