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Caring for Caregivers- Survey Says……..

by Audrey Miller on November 3, 2016

in Caregiving, Home Care

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca The time is NOW (or if we’re being honest, the time was years ago) for the Canadian government to start offering comprehensive support for caregivers. In her op-ed “We need to start caring for caregivers,” Janet Fast says: “We can no longer afford to treat family care as essentially free labour, undertaken […]

Psychologica Interview: January 2015

by Audrey Miller on February 2, 2015

in In the Media

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Sarah Sheard, Editor for “Psychologica”, the magazine of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists.  This Special Edition Winter/Spring 2015 was on ‘Families’.  With 28% of Canadians (Stats Canada 2012) providing care to a family member/friend with long term health needs, demands on the family […]

By: Kristin Kent Special to the Toronto Star, Published on Fri Jun 28 2013 Renya Onasick knows the challenges of caregiving. As a parent, an involved daughter and long-distance caregiver of her mother, Onasick is engaged in all family matters. This involvement comes with a price: the costs for eldercare, a critical component of future […]

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca A refrain that I have been hearing/sharing over the last few days is ”we may not like their decisions, but it is their decision to make” ( as long as they are capable). Every day as capable adults we take risks, whether it is walking when the light is red or […]