family caregiver

The Role Played by the Family Caregiver

by Audrey Miller on October 21, 2017

in Caregiving

Originally published on October 16, 2017 The family caregiver plays a key role in supporting the very fabric of Canadian society. The most recent Census data tells us that 28% of all Canadians provide unpaid care to a family member or friend. If you are reading this article, chances are you are or know […]

Originally posted The Canadian Caregiver Coalition has recently changed its name to www.carerscanada.  The organization continues to be a strong voice for advocacy and awareness for Canadian carers from coast to coast. Twenty-eight percent of Canadians provide unpaid care to a family member or friend. These carers save our health care systems billions of […]

Family Caregiver Holiday Jingle

by Audrey Miller on December 24, 2015

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey

T’was the fight before Christmas, when all families know, It’s better to forgive than tell them to F. O., Mom probably liked you better, if memory serves, So while I am a P.O.A., she will get what she deserves. Come on siblings and get off your butts, I need alittle help, ‘cause I really am […]

March 14, 2012, I am frequently asked about payment of family members who have assumed a primary caregiving role. While there is no one answer, there are a few key considerations 1) What does the parent need? 2) What are the tasks that the family member would be doing? Note that what is needed […]