From November 1 to 7, on the occasion of National Caregivers' Week (NCW), L’Appui says "an essential thank you" and asks for lessons to be learned from the first wave, as the second wave of COVID-19 once again puts caregivers to the test.
Does your loved one with reduced autonomy wish to remain at home for as long as possible? Accepting to live with your loved one or moving closer to devote more time for them is not a decision to be taken lightly.
Is the health and well-being of your loved one making you think about housing options? L'APPUI recently met with Genevieve Gladu, Family Caregiver Counsellor at the Caregiver Support Service to explore the implications.
When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, not only does it come as a shock to her, but also to her family and friends. Here are some resources to help support your loved one through this difficult time and to take care of your own well-being too.
Being a caregiver can be very demanding and require us to draw on our stores of energy, strength, patience and compassion on a daily basis. How can we prevent compassion fatigue, a risk that is ever more present in these challenging times?