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The Ontario Caregiver Organization is committed to keeping you informed of the latest news and resources for caregivers. Check out what’s new at OCO from our programs, resources, and event highlights.

Caregiver programs funded by the Ministry of Health

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..

Do-It-Yourself Accupressure Webinar

Self-care tools for caregivers: is acupressure right for you?

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..

Ten tips for sleep

10 tips for a good night’s sleep

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..

Sleep: The Caregiver's Elusive Friend

Sleep Q & A: Answering caregiver questions about insomnia

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..

Top 10 tips to destress

You Can’t Fill From An Empty Cup

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..

Advance Care Planning Webinar

Advance Care Planning for Caregivers

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..

Caregiver skills: getting smart technology to work for you

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..

Our SCALE program is back by popular demand. Join today.

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..

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