Dementia care…the downside of working from home

Caregivers of persons with dementia are more likely to be frequently absent from work. As the burden of care increases with the progression of the disease, caregivers may be forced to take disability leave, require medical care, and endure further financial hardship. The adverse effects of dementia impact caregivers, the health care system, the economy, and workplaces are also adversely impacted.
We must act now to implement dementia prevention strategies.

Addressing Violence Against Women Through Education & Pay Equity

Women gain self confidence and self-esteem when they are empowered to make their own choices, to use their talents and to participate in the economy and in healthy partnerships.

La Semaine nationale des proches aidants et du 1 au 7 novembre 2020

Nous serons tous des proches aidants et de plus, nous aurons besoin d’un proche aidant. Les proches aidants sont le pilier invisible et caché du système de santé Quatre-vingt-seize pour cent (96%) des personnes qui reçoivent des soins à domicile de longue durée ont un proche aidant non rémunéré. Les proches aidants contribuent 25 milliardsContinue reading “La Semaine nationale des proches aidants et du 1 au 7 novembre 2020”

National Caregivers Week is 1 – 7 November 2020

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”