#CallACaregiver

#CallACaregiver For Kindness Day

November 13th is Kindness Day. Will you Call A Caregiver and let them know you care?

Many caregivers say they feel alone and isolated. While family members and friends often ask how the care recipient is doing, they don’t always think to ask how the caregiver is doing. Caregivers have told us this simple gesture of kindness can make the difference in their day.

The idea of the Kindness Campaign was brought to us by caregiver Sara Shearkhani. Caregivers like Sara have told us that just a small gesture of kindness goes a long way. A simple ‘how are you?’ can mean so much to someone who is having a difficult day. 

 “I had to educate myself on what it means to be a caregiver. Why it can be depressing, frustrating, and tiring. I discovered other caregivers were having these feelings too. When a friend reached out and asked how I was managing while I was at a low point, I felt seen. This small kindness lifted me up.”

– Sara Shearkhani

The goal of the Kindness Campaign is to encourage people to reach out to a caregiver so they feel less isolated and alone.  You can ask them how their day was, what’s new for them, or just let them know that you’re thinking of them. It all starts with a phone call or a knock on the door.

If Caregivers care, we can too.

Sharing Information About Kindness Campaign

Anyone can share the Kindness Campaign on Social Media. Below please find some sample social media messages that you may post along with the image assets provided. We would appreciate if you would tag us on your posts so that we may share them!

If you prefer to write your own posts, please use the hashtag #CallACaregiver

  • Facebook

    Until November 13th:

    Many caregivers say they feel alone and isolated. While family members and friends often ask how the care recipient is doing, they don’t always think to ask how the caregiver is doing. Caregivers have told us that a simple phone call can make a big difference. If you know a caregiver, take a moment to give them a call on November 13th, for Kindness Day. You can ask them how their day was, what’s new for them, or just let them know that you’re thinking of them.

    Caregivers care, we can too.

    #CallACaregiver for Kindness Day on November 13th.

    On November 13th:

    November 13th is Kindness Day. Take a moment to call a caregiver you know and ask them how they’re doing. Caregivers care, we can too. #CallACaregiver today!

    After November 13th:

    It’s never too late to do something to support a caregiver. A simple phone call can brighten their day and remind them that they’re not alone. #CallACaregiver today and ask them how they’re doing – caregivers care, we can too. https://ontariocaregiver.ca/kindness-day/

  • Twitter

    Until November 13th:

    A simple phone call can make a caregiver feel supported, and brighten their day. On November 13th, call someone you know who is taking care of a neighbour, family member, or friend. Caregivers care, we can too. #CallACaregiver for Kindness Day. @CaregiverON #caringforcaregivers

    On November 13th:

    November 13th is #KindnessDay. Take a moment to call a caregiver you know and ask them how they’re doing. Caregivers care, we can too. #CallACaregiver today!

    After November 13th:

    It’s never too late to do something to support a caregiver. A simple phone call can brighten their day and remind them that they’re not alone. #CallACaregiver today and ask them how they’re doing – caregivers care, we can too. @CaregiverON #Caregiving

  • Instagram

    Until November 13th:

    Many caregivers say they feel alone and isolated. While family members and friends often ask how the care recipient is doing, they don’t always think to ask how the caregiver is doing. Caregivers have told us that a simple phone call can make a big difference. If you know a caregiver, take a moment to give them a call on November 13th, for Kindness Day. 

    Caregivers care, we can too.

    #CallACaregiver #CaringForCaregivers #Caregiver #Caregiving

    On November 13th:

    November 13th is Kindness Day. Take a moment to call a caregiver you know and ask them how they’re doing. Caregivers care, we can too. #CallACaregiver today!

    #CallACaregiver #CaringForCaregivers #Caregiver #Caregiving

    After November 13th:

    It’s never too late to do something to support a caregiver. A simple phone call can brighten their day and remind them that they’re not alone. #CallACaregiver today and ask them how they’re doing – caregivers care, we can too. 

    #CallACaregiver #CaringForCaregivers #Caregiver #Caregiving

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