March 29, 2021
In recent months, the Ministry of Health has funded a number of pilot projects across the province aimed at enhancing supports available for Ontario’s 3.3 million family caregivers. For more information about a program, please..
March 17, 2021
Caregivers take on many tasks, including physical and emotional support. Tension can often build up in various parts of your body, and you may..
February 17, 2021
Learn about things you can do and things you shouldn’t do to improve your sleep and well-being. Avoid stimulants like caffeine past noon. Avoid..
January 17, 2021
Sleep sometimes falls by the wayside for caregivers due to demands on your time and the emotional strains of your day-to-day responsibilities. Feelings of..
December 15, 2020
Top 10 Tips for Destressing and Self-Care Providing care for someone can take a tremendous emotional toll. Trying to juggle all your many responsibilities..
New Ontario Caregivers Report Shows Increase in Family Caregivers, Responsibilities and Mental Health Concerns Amid COVID-19
December 10, 2020
Ontario Caregiver Organization adds more support programs, resources and education For Immediate Release Toronto, ON, December 9, 2020: The Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) today released..
November 20, 2020
Two things you should be thinking about now Many caregivers feel uncomfortable talking about end-of-life planning or advance care planning with the person they..
October 14, 2020
Off-the-shelf technology includes all devices and technology that anyone can buy directly in a store or online, such as cellphones, tablets, home security cameras..
The Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) is pleased to be working with The Ontario Hospital Association on evolving its family presence policy during COVID-19.
June 11, 2020
Caregivers play an invaluable role in the delivery of care to a family member, partner, friend or neighbour. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a..
May 26, 2020
As a completely flexible program designed to meet your unique needs and schedule as a caregiver, the SCALE Program (Supporting Caregiver Awareness, Learning and Empowerment) aims to empower..