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Reimagine Your “Perfect” Holiday

December 17, 2019

It’s ok to celebrate in a way that works with caregiving.  As the holiday season begins, many of us start to feel added stress...

Andrea Rovazzi – From Wife to Caregiver. The complexity of finding a ‘new normal’.

June 25, 2019

Andrea Rovazzi was a full-time employee, mother, and wife. She never expected she would take on the role of a caregiver so early in..

Donna Thompson and her Unexpected Journey of Caring: Q&A

June 10, 2019

Caregiving is a journey that requires sacrifice, selflessness and vast amounts of strength. But the rewards are sometimes joy and often the knowledge that..

Caregiver Q&A: Carole Ann on Caregiver Mental Health

May 10, 2019

While many caregivers find their role rewarding, half say that they feel mental strain as a result of their caregiving. For Mental Health Week,..

What’s your self care plan?

April 2, 2019

“It isn’t easy to prioritize self-care if you feel like it’s something frivolous, indulgent, or even selfish. When it is too narrowly defined and..

Are you a caregiver?

March 25, 2019

I never thought of myself as a caregiver until I interviewed for a position with the Ontario Caregiver Organization. It was during the interview process,..

Ten Ways Caregivers Can Ease the Winter Blues

February 20, 2019

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type depression related to the change of seasons but it’s about more than just feeling down because its..

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