Did you know that falls are the leading cause of preventable hospitalization and loss of independence among adults over 50? It’s a shocking statistic, and a life-changing one. Another important piece of information is that the majority of caregivers and care recipients here in BC are over the age of 50. So it’s of utmost […]
Family caregivers are more than visitors; they are an important part of the care team. In this webinar, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and Family Caregivers of BC will provide caregivers with tools and resources to enhance their knowledge, skills and confidence to care in our current changing environment. What you will learn from this […]
Wendy Johnstone explains why contingency planning is important for caregivers and how to begin the process.
As a caregiver, you are one of over 1,000,000 caregivers in British Columbia who daily juggles more than your own calendar and activities. At Family Caregivers of BC, we hear from people like you all of the time. You may be so busy managing competing priorities that finding time for your own becomes a mammoth […]
Handout Family caregivers provide most of the care at home for ill family/friends but often report they are not well prepared nor well supported to confidently carry out this essential work. This webinar will focuses on an interactive resource designed to assist family caregivers anticipate and identify needs. The decision guide helps caregivers assess their […]
Do you wonder how you got here? Did your caregiving role start out small and keep growing? Do you wish you had known what you know now at the beginning? Do you wonder what you still don’t know? No matter where you are in the caregiving journey, this webinar has information designed to assist you. […]
Handout 1 Discussion from Webinar
Handout Making an informed decision is something that everyone faces at one point or another. As a family caregiver, you may be asked by someone you care for to help them make an important decision about their treatment or living situation, you might have to make your own decisions about how to best support the […]