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How does your care recipient want to live their life?

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..

A caregivers guide to grief

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..

Simple steps to reduce the risk of falls in the home.

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..

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..

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..

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 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..

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 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..

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