News & Events2022-02-22T09:39:44-05:00

Who Cares for Caregivers?

Caregivers face many adversities, with unknowns, stressors and worries being a normal part of the caregiving journey. With approximately one in four Canadians caregiving for family members, partners, friends or neighbours, who is caring for the carers? Find out more in this week's Changing Lives podcast.

Benefits of Volunteering for Seniors

A report by Volunteer Canada revealed that Baby Boomers and Senior Adults provided more than 1 billion volunteer hours in 2010! Clearly volunteering provides non-profits and charities a wealth of expertise, which allows these organizations to provide a multitude of services for free or a very low cost to their communities. However, the benefits of volunteering runs both ways and seniors can also gain many rewards from their volunteer efforts. Find out more in this week's Changing Lives podcast.

Challenges Men Face as Caregivers

Even though caregiving is often thought of as a role assumed primarily by women, a recent survey found that 44% of caregivers are men. Like their female counterparts, approximately 3.4 million male caregivers face tremendous challenges as they simultaneously try to balance work and raise a family with the physical and emotional demands of helping an ailing or aging loved one. Find out more about the challenges men may face as caregivers in this week's Changing Lives podcast.

CHANGE A LIFE TODAY

“The care of the dying demands all that we can do to enable patients to live until they die.”

–Dame Cicely Saunders

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