For over 10 years, Hospice Quinte has been planning to expand its services and address the need for a community-based Hospice Quinte Care Centre to serve individuals living across the greater Quinte Region. And now, aspirations to provide our community with this much-needed option for palliative care services is becoming a reality. Learn more about the Hospice Quinte Care Centre building project in this episode of our Changing Lives Podcast.
During a pandemic, when large groups cannot gather or move freely or easily, funerals may need reconsideration. While attending a funeral can have significant value for many, this may not be possible for every family given the circumstances of the present moment. This is a brief guide to help ensure that you and the children in your lives have the opportunity to acknowledge and mourn the passing of the loved one you have lost.
Young Caregivers Connect is a website made specifically for Ontario's young caregivers. It's a place where they can learn more about being a caregiver, find help and get connected with other young caregivers.
The Ontario Caregiver Organization's SCALE Program (Supporting Caregiver Awareness, Learning and Empowerment) aims to empower you with practical information and skills to enhance self-awareness with a focus on your own needs and well-being.
Death is not something we need to fear. In fact, many people are able to die well because they think about it and plan for it ahead of time. Learn more about how to prepare for a good end of life in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.
Did you know that approximately 25% of Canadians end up providing care for family members and friends suffering from a chronic illness or disability at some point in their lives? Unfortunately, unpaid caregivers are given little to no training before or while providing the care that they do. Learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.
In Canada, the US, Australia, and the UK, October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. This is a difficult topic to cover as many people suffer these types of losses in silence. Learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.