At some point, all of us will be caregivers and will be in need of a caregiver. Care givers are the invisible backbone of our health care system. Ninety-six percent (96%) of individuals receiving long-term home care have an unpaid caregiver.[i] Caregivers contribute $25 billion in unpaid care to our healthcare system.[ii] By providing careContinue reading “National Caregivers Week is 1 – 7 November 2020”
We will never eradicate racism until we commit to deepening our collective awareness of why racism exists and what we need to do about it.
So where do we go from here?
Let us start by addressing stereotypes.
We need to deepen our collective understanding of the fears, beliefs, and responses of people who use the authority entrusted to them to abuse those who are defenseless and vulnerable, particularly those of the Black race. These “people” include employers, landlords, judges, teachers, corporate executives, politicians, priests, pastors, healthcare workers and many more of us. This is why Derek Chauvin needs to tell his side of the story, by answering the following questions.
Comme vous le savez, grâce à mon travail à la Société Alzheimer de Montréal, je me consacre aux efforts pour trouver un remède contre la maladie d’Alzheimer et pour soutenir les personnes vivant avec la maladie, leurs soignants, leurs familles et les professionnels de la santé. La crise de Covid-19 a mis en lumièreContinue reading “Marchons ensemble pour la maladie d’Alzheimer”
The Covid-19 crisis has brought to light the desperate need to care for our senior citizens, particularly those who are in long-term care residences. Most people want to keep their loved ones, particularly those with Alzheimer’s disease and related conditions at home.
The Alzheimer Society of Montreal is part of the solution.