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Being a caregiver means:

  • Helping someone close to you… 

They might be a friend, a spouse or, ex-spouse or family member. 

  • Because they have lost their autonomy… 

This may be due to physical or cognitive problems (e.g. reduced mobility due to age, an accident or handicap, Alzheimer’s, etc.) 

  • And supporting them in any form. 

This might include shopping or meal prep, managing accounts and bills, providing medical care or attending to their hygiene, etc. This support can be from 1 hour per week to full time, for 6 months, or for life. 

Upcoming events

  • Alzheimer’s disease: the physical, emotional and financial impact on those affected and their loved ones.
    Jun. 29, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    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
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  • Alzheimer’s disease: the physical, emotional and financial impact on those affected and their loved ones.
    Jul. 14, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    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
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Past workshops have covered topics such as: mental health, meditation, managing aggressive behaviour, compassion fatigue, the challenges of daily routines, and tax advice for caregivers.  

Am I a caregiver?

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