June 17, 2021
How does your care recipient want to live their life? A caregiver’s guide to advance care planning While difficult, having an open and honest..
May 17, 2021
A caregivers guide to grief Understanding the stages of grief and strategies for coping Grieving is a natural and inevitable part of caregiving. Although..
April 17, 2021
Simple steps to reduce the risk of falls in the home. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths among all Canadians. One of..
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..