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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...
April 21, 2017 by Caregiver support counsellors
The protection mandate is a document through which one or more people can be named as “mandataries” to take care of your loved one and manage his or her property in the event of incapacity. Several steps are required for the mandate to come into effect....
April 21, 2017
Is your loved one experiencing vision problems that are affecting his or her independence? As part of Vision Health Month, we asked Julie-Anne Roy, Programs and Services Manager, Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), Quebec Division, a few...
March 21, 2017
Since it’s Parkinson Awareness Month, we are including this story from Hélène Tousignant, a caregiver to her husband who, like more than 25,000 people in Quebec, has this disease.
March 21, 2017
Many caregivers will say that they would like to receive home care services (care for their loved one, respite, housekeeping, etc.). So, what do you do when the person receiving care refuses outside help? Many seniors with loss of autonomy are uncomfortable,...