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..
June 25, 2019
Andrea Rovazzi was a full-time employee, mother, and wife. She never expected she would take on the role of a caregiver so early in..
June 10, 2019
Caregiving is a journey that requires sacrifice, selflessness and vast amounts of strength. But the rewards are sometimes joy and often the knowledge that..
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..
May 10, 2019
While many caregivers find their role rewarding, half say that they feel mental strain as a result of their caregiving. For Mental Health Week,..
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..
April 2, 2019
“It isn’t easy to prioritize self-care if you feel like it’s something frivolous, indulgent, or even selfish. When it is too narrowly defined and..
March 25, 2019
I never thought of myself as a caregiver until I interviewed for a position with The Ontario Caregiver Organization. It was during the interview..
February 20, 2019
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type depression related to the change of seasons but it’s about more than just feeling down because its..
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..