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December 17, 2018
September 21, 2019, marked World Alzheimer's Day—An opportunity for researchers, physicians and journalists to take stock of the latest scientific advances on the disease.
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October 24, 2018
National Caregiver Week, which takes place from November 4 to 10, 2018, is an event that pays tribute to the dedication of caregivers and highlights their contribution to society.
September 19, 2018
Meet Rebecca Makonnen, read her story and discover why she agreed to be the spokesperson for our national campaign.
August 21, 2018
Did you know that September 29 is World Heart Day? We are taking this opportunity to ask Andréane Tardif, Project Manager at the Heart and Stroke Foundation, to tell us more about heart diseases and the resources available to caregivers and their loved...
June 15, 2017 by The Ligne Aide Abus Aînés Team
Have you heard talk about elder abuse? Some of you might remember the awareness campaign featuring Yvon Deschamps. When we think about abuse, we often imagine someone being pushed and shoved, but abuse encompasses much more than that.What is abuse?Elder...
May 28, 2018
Every month, the team at l’Appui works hard to find content, information and advice that could improve your daily life and make your caregiving role easier.
May 28, 2018
Compassion fatigue is defined as a deep emotional and physical erosion that takes place when people providing care are no longer able to reinvigorate and refresh themselves. Madeleine Fortier the author, tells us her story.
April 23, 2018 by Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers auxiliaires du Québec
In the health network, nursing assistants work in close cooperation with caregivers in many settings, especially when they provide home care or end-of-life care. For the past five years, Mélanie Cloutier, a nursing assistant who works in the fields of...
April 23, 2018
In our Caregiver Support interventions, some caregivers bring up the topic of sexuality with their partner. Whether in relation to ageing or cognitive impairment, we notice that this aspect of a couple’s life raises questions, and even some challenges....
March 23, 2018
Anne Lebeau, choreographer and dancer, was a caregiver to her mother who lived with Parkinson’s for nearly 20 years. In collaboration with Parkinson Québec, she launched the project Unison, to symbolize the power of caring. This is how Kim Bartlet and...