Canada Cares Caregiver National Awards Winners 2015

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Canada Cares Awards. Check out their stories and our regional award winners over the next few days. We invite you to share your congratulations and feedback. A special thank you to everyone who entered the coast to coast and to our judges and committee members. ONE […]

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Thank you!

Thank you to all of the nominators for this year’s 2014 Caregiver Awards who took the time to tell us about an outstanding caregiver, workplace or community that enriches their lives or the lives of others. We now have the pleasure of reading and/or watching each nomination and the tough task of selecting the winners […]

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Nominate A Caregiver- Only 3 More Days!

                  Enter to WIN $10,000 Nominations close September 15, 2014. Visit canadacares.org

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Tips for new family caregivers

Caregiving is typically not a role anyone has training for! Here are 8 tips from others who have been there: 1. Learn about home and community care supports in your area early on. 2. Have important conversations and respect their wishes. 3. Consider the financial implications. 4. Get organized. 5. Create a team. You can’t […]

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Questions

Over the past year my mother has become afraid to go out, which has left her quite isolated. Is this a problem? She’s otherwise ok and doesn’t complain. Has your mother fallen in her home recently? Is she eating ok? Have you noticed any other changes in her behaviour? Has she been to see her […]

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Canada Cares Awards 2014

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                                  Tell us about your outstanding family or professional caregivers in your life and enter to WIN $10, 000! Nominations close September 15, 2014. (click on the image to nominate your caregiver)

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Donate Now!

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                      As the Canada Cares Tour comes to an end out West we are turning towards the next leg coming up back in Ontario. Make a donation now to help us support and celebrate caregivers in Canada. Thank you!

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Caregiver Mistakes

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                              Avoid making these top five mistakes when caring for a loved one: Don’t be a superhero.  The task of caregiving wasn’t meant to be done alone. Be willing to ask for help. If you feel overwhelmed with the responsibility of […]

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Vancouver – Canada Cares Tour

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It was a busy day in Vancouver yesterday, that began with a visit to the Health and Home Care Society of BC. The team was greeted by Inge and Chantal and given a tour of their respite care facility. They also enjoyed meeting some caregivers there and hearing their stories of dedication and care – […]

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Canada Cares Tour – Penticton

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Helmut, Amy and Norbert were thrilled to be able to connect with the staff at We Care Home Health Services in Penticton yesterday. We Care is one of our founding partners and the sponsor of our $10,000 One Wish Award – to make a caregiver’s wish come true (nominate a caregiver now at www.canadacares.org/contests for their chance to win). […]

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