Being a caregiver means:

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

  • Helping someone with whom you have an emotional bond ...

It can be a friend, a spouse or ex-spouse, a family member, etc.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

  • Because it is a loss of autonomy or not autonomous ...

This loss of autonomy may be due to physical or cognitive problems (eg: reduced mobility due to age, an accident, or a handicap; Alzheimer's, etc.)

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

  • By giving him support in any form.

This may include shopping or preparing meals, managing accounts and bills, providing medical or hygiene care, etc. Support can take 1 hour per week or be done full time, for 6 months, or for life.

Past workshops have covered topics such as: mental health, meditation, the management of aggressive words and gestures, compassion fatigue, the challenges of daily rituals or taxation for caregivers.

Upcoming events
Alzheimer’s disease: the physical, emotional and financial impact on those affected and their loved ones.
Wed, Sep 30
Online workshop
Sep 30, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Online workshop
In this workshop, Claire Webster will explain through her 12 years experience as a caregiver for her mother, the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, as well as the lessons she has learned in terms of the appropriate tools for manage care well, without forgetting the financial impact
Alzheimer’s disease: the physical, emotional and financial impact on those affected and their loved ones.
Thu, Oct 15
Online workshop
Oct 15, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Online workshop
In this workshop, Claire Webster will explain through her 12 years experience as a caregiver for her mother, the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, as well as the lessons she has learned in terms of the appropriate tools for manage care well, without forgetting the financial impact
Comprendre et gérer son sentiment de culpabilité
Mon, Sep 14
Atelier par vidéoconférence
Sep 14, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Atelier par vidéoconférence
Cet atelier-conférence consiste en un survol du concept de la culpabilité en relation d’aide. Le sentiment de culpabilité n’est pas toujours évident à discerner et cet atelier-conférence vous offrira plusieurs pistes de réflexion pour mieux l’identifier et différencier "responsable" et "coupable".

Am I a caregiver?

 

Sign up for the program to receive summaries of the meetings that have taken place and keep you informed of upcoming events.

In order to adapt our services, we would like to know a little more about you.

How much time do you spend with your loved one?

How long have you been providing support to your loved one (s)?

Do you identify as an LGBTQ + person?

How old are you ?

Your situation

Your gender

How old is the person you are helping?

If you are a caregiver and LGBTQ +, would you be interested in participating in our monthly support group?

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