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October 20, 2017
As a caregiver, you inevitably encounter various professionals. So, who does what exactly? To get a better idea, we suggest this glossary from the Guide to Practical Support (GPS) for Caregivers, designed in cooperation with l’Appui Laval.
October 20, 2017 by Caregiver support counsellors
Your loved one’s visits to the doctor are always important. Since time for discussion is often limited, it is best to be well prepared in advance.
September 22, 2017
With International Day of Older Persons this month, we are taking this opportunity to discuss the theme of ageism.  Dr. Matey Mandza, teacher, researcher, lecturer and board member of the Association québécoise de gérontologie, was happy to answer our...
September 21, 2017
Each month, our team shares some care highlights with you. Our discoveries, including websites, books or even documentaries will inform and entertain you.
September 21, 2017
Providing support to a senior with loss of autonomy involves tasks and activities of all kinds, including those related to health. As a caregiver, you are regularly called to interact with workers from the health sector. With life's numerous everyday...
August 21, 2017 by Caregiver support counsellors
Regardless of whether the loss of autonomy of the person receiving care was sudden or gradual and whether the support provided by the caregiver is out of love or a sense of duty, most caregivers share one thing in common: the need for respite.
August 22, 2017
Since it is the Arthritis awareness Month, we asked Diane de Bondville, of the Arthritis Society, to describe the main challenges faced by people living with this disease, the implications for caregivers and the services available at the Society.
June 17, 2016
When a loved one has a stroke, the caregiver is thrust into his or her new role suddenly and these new duties must be learned quickly.
May 18, 2017 by Caregiver support counsellors
Taking care of a loved one with an illness, loss of autonomy or disability is not easy, regardless of caregiver’s gender. However, being a male caregiver brings with it some special challenges.
May 18, 2017
Since the Relay for Life is held this month, we asked Nathalie Parent, Project Lead at the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), to describe the main services available to caregivers who are providing support to a loved one with cancer. INFORMATIONCancer Information...