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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..

NEW CIHI RESEARCH FOCUSES ON CAREGIVER EXPERIENCE

August 6, 2020

The Ontario Caregiver Organization is pleased that the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI) is shining a light on the caregiver experience and the..

Our SCALE Program is back by popular demand

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..

Caregiving during COVID-19

April 17, 2020

We understand that caregiving during this ever evolving situation has its challenges. Together, with Michal Goldstein a Registered Social Worker, we have partnered to..

Family Caregivers and COVID-19 Precautions Caregivers Need to Take Now

March 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ON – March 14, 2020 – In response to the heightened measures being taken around reducing the risk of contracting..

The Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) is closely following the situation related to COVID-19.

March 13, 2020

Like others, the OCO is implementing procedures to mitigate the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19 to ensure our staff and stakeholders remain safe..

Caregiver Distress is on the Rise. New Report Shares Wishlist of What Caregivers Say They Need

October 8, 2019

In Ontario, 3.3 million ordinary people including children and youth are caring for family members, partners, friends or neighbours with physical and/or mental health..

Meet Amy, Our New CEO

May 23, 2019

Please join the Ontario Caregiver Organization in welcoming Amy Coupal as CEO. I had the chance to sit down with Amy to talk about..

Caregivers Develop Wishlist to Help Improve Their Mental Health

May 6, 2019

The mental health and well-being of caregivers is an important, but sometimes overlooked, issue that caregivers and the organizations that support them are acknowledging..

Caregiving: Ontario’s not-so-quiet crisis

December 20, 2018

Caregiving is sometimes referred to as the quiet crisis; a crisis that is smoldering below the surface and which requires urgent attention and action..

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