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Caregiver and caregiving
Saint Elizabeth: Caring for Family (webpage) This webpage on the Saint Elizabeth site offers tips and information for family caregivers to support them in their vital...
Supporting the Caregiver and the Family This brochure offers suggestions of how to support family and friends caring for someone who is ill. Created by Centre for...
Taking Care of Caregivers (Alzheimer Society) After hours telephone support provided by the Alzheimer Society across Canada.    Phone: 1 866 797 0000
Taking Care of Your Loved One Information to help primary caregivers support and talk to their loved one about their wishes and arrange for their care.
Too Little, Too Late: How we fail vulnerable Canadians as they die and what to do about it For most Canadians, good palliative care is still not a given, despite its many proven benefits that add up to a longer,...
Tyze: Connecting Care Free online tool that helps families stay organized and connected when they are caring for a family member.   Families can...
Understanding Huntington Disease: A Resource for Families This guide covers a wide range of topics for family/friends. Available in English and French as a downloadable file, free...
Valuing Caregiving and Caregivers: Family Caregivers in the Integrated Approach to Palliative Care Discussion paper prepared as part of The Way Forward Integration Project
What to do if a hemorrhage occurs: Information for patients and families This handout prepared by Victoria Hospice identifies some information and strategies for patients and families around handling...
When Someone Close to You is Dying This on-line booklet provides an overview of what the dying person may need from you, what to expect, common symptoms, advance...
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