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Providing Care to 2SLGBTQ+ Persons

June 15, 2022

2SLGBTQ+ caregivers experience many of the same responsibilities, demands and rewards of caregiving, but they also face some unique issues and concerns at the..

Caregivers and Puppets: The Perfect Pair

April 15, 2022

Puppetry can be a playful and creative tool for many caregivers. It helps us look at things differently and encourage social interaction. Through puppet-making..

Jeanne’s story: Navigating the health system has been the most challenging part.

January 30, 2022

Jeanne’s story: Navigating the health system has been the most challenging part. Jeanne’s 99-year-old mom, who has dementia, lives in a retirement home in..

Steve’s caregiver story: It’s important to know you’re not alone.

December 24, 2021

Steve’s caregiver story: It’s important to know you’re not alone. At age 19, Steve’s older brother was diagnosed with schizophrenia. The two were sharing..

10 Ways To Help A Grieving Friend During The Holiday Season

December 23, 2021

10 Ways To Help A Grieving Friend During The Holiday Season Caregivers deal with lots of anticipatory grief and loneliness, even during the holiday..

NEWS RELEASE: New COVID-19 impact report from the Ontario Caregiver Organization shows majority of family or friend caregivers are burnt out and rates of financial hardship have doubled

November 23, 2021

New COVID-19 impact report from the Ontario Caregiver Organization shows majority of family or friend caregivers are burnt out and rates of financial hardship..

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..

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