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Work/Life Balance for Caregivers

If you find it hard to balance work and caregiving, you are not alone.

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S4 E3 | 48 min
Balancing Being a Caregiver and a Young Working Professional
What’s in this podcast:

Join our discussion into the challenges of juggling different roles and identities while pursuing a career, along with valuable insights on making time for emotions and utilizing mental health resources. 

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep with Alanna McGinn
What’s in this podcast:

Michelle Jobin is joined by author Alanna McGinn. The two take an extensive look into McGinn’s work including the #BringBackBedTime initiative, her studies on how a healthy lifestyle can affect sleep, and how important sleep can be for a caregiver.

PTSD in Caregivers
What’s in this podcast:

Dr. Patrick McGrath, a Clinical Psychologist and an Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University. In this episode, he talks about medical and psychological treatments for PTSD, and resources caregivers can access to help with this.

I’m a caregiver

Caring for: Sons


Jennifer’s Caregiving Story

Jennifer shares her story about caring for her two young sons with complex needs. She talks about caregiving while working full-time and the importance of taking time for herself.

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Most of us, at some point in our lives, will be a caregiver to someone close to us. A caregiver provides physical and/or emotional support to a family member, partner, friend, or neighbour. Who do you care for?