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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..

New Ontario Caregivers Report Shows Increase in Family Caregivers, Responsibilities and Mental Health Concerns Amid COVID-19

December 10, 2020

New Ontario Caregivers Report Shows Increase in Family Caregivers, Responsibilities and Mental Health Concerns Amid COVID-19 For Immediate Release -Ontario Caregiver Organization adds more..

Caregiver skills: getting smart technology to work for you

October 14, 2020

Off-the-shelf technology includes all devices and technology that anyone can buy directly in a store or online, such as cellphones, tablets, home security cameras..

NEW CIHI RESEARCH FOCUSES ON CAREGIVER EXPERIENCE

August 6, 2020

The Ontario Caregiver Organization is pleased that the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI) is shining a light on the caregiver experience and the..

Our SCALE Program is back by popular demand

May 26, 2020

As a completely flexible program designed to meet your unique needs and schedule as a caregiver, the SCALE Program (Supporting Caregiver Awareness, Learning and Empowerment) aims to empower..

Caregiving during COVID-19

April 17, 2020

We understand that caregiving during this ever evolving situation has its challenges. Together, with Michal Goldstein a Registered Social Worker, we have partnered to..

Family Caregivers and COVID-19 Precautions Caregivers Need to Take Now

March 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ON – March 14, 2020 – In response to the heightened measures being taken around reducing the risk of contracting..

The Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) is closely following the situation related to COVID-19.

March 13, 2020

Like others, the OCO is implementing procedures to mitigate the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19 to ensure our staff and stakeholders remain safe..

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