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A Caregiver Speaks

May 2, 2016
“Five years ago, Helen Caron’s life was turned upside down when her husband Norm, then 64, had a stroke. He spent three months in the hospital, and later underwent cardiac surgery. Since then he has made a good recovery but still faces physical and mental challenges" ...


Changing the Narrative: How Caregiving Affects Health

April 25, 2016
“In early April 2016, the Toronto Star reported on a study that once again documented the overwhelming physical and psychological burden of caregiving. It’s a familiar story, but David Roth, Director of the Center on Aging and Health at Johns Hopkins University, isn’t sure it’s the whole story" ...


May 2, 2016

Ken and Nada - The loneliness of caregiving

A 4-minute video about a husband caring for a wife who has frontotemporal dementia discusses the importance of maintaining outside relationships.

April 25, 2016

Supporting a friend or family member with a mental illness

Tips from the Canadian Mental Health Association, British Columbia Division.

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