What a great response we got to eblasting this booklet to our supporters. We had requests for copies from a bereavement office, a Kidney Care Clinic, a hospice volunteer group, family councils, seniors groups, other provinces and more.
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Navigating difficult or awkward conversations can, if not handled correctly, create conflict between caregivers and the people they are caring for. Whether it is someone caring for a relative with a disability such as a brain injury or developmental disability or an adult child caring for an aging parent, avoiding conflict or dealing with tension […]
Financial abuse happens more often than many people think. In fact, it is the most common form of abuse. It is estimated that one in twelve seniors experiences some kind of financial abuse. Sometimes financial abuse happens just once such as when a stranger steals a wallet or a dishonest tradesman overcharges for a repair […]
Many caregivers ask, “What’s the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease?” Dementia is an umbrella term that refers to the many different types of dementia. Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type of dementia, accounting for approximately 64% of all cases in Canada. Other types of dementia include vascular dementia, Pick’s Disease, Lewy-Body and Creutzfeldt-Jakob […]
Frequently Asked Questions Q1: I have been caring for my mother in my home for several years. I need a break. Is there somewhere that my mother can go and be cared for so that I can get some time for myself? One option is to schedule a short-term admission or respite stay for your […]
[printfriendly] Many of these organizations also offer support & groups for caregivers caring for someone with that condition. Contact the BC office below for information about services in your community. ALS Society of BC 1-800-708-3228 […]
Join an important cause, helping family caregivers get the support and recognition they need. We value our members and show our appreciation by offering several membership benefits, We offer three membership levels: Individual Non-profit Corporate Individual Membership ($20.00 per year) Benefits of Individual Membership: Free webinars on education and support for Caregivers Invitations to special […]