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December 11, 2020
In the context of Alzheimer Awareness Month, l'Appui met Sandra Asselin, Development Director for the Alzheimer Society in Estrie to learn more about their initiatives.
December 7, 2020
Did you know? It is not necessary to obtain an attestation of caregiver status to visit a loved one in his or her facility. Here are the details.
November 16, 2020
This year, end-of-year celebrations will be very different from previous years. Here are some ideas for celebrating and having a safe time with your loved ones this holiday season.
November 16, 2020
2020 was without a shadow of a doubt, a very challenging year for caregivers. With that said, maybe we can go back and find some good moments or learning experiences here and there. Let's find out!
October 26, 2020
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.
October 19, 2020
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.
October 19, 2020
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.
October 9, 2020
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.
October 2, 2020
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?
September 25, 2020
Since it is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we have gathered some resources to better prepare you for being a caregiver to a man with this form of cancer.