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Mother, 104, taking care of her daughter, 87, who suffers from dementia

July 3, 2012

Children caring for parents in their old age is nothing new, but Rosario Schielzeth and Maria Garcia  have turned ...

Caregiver’s Diary: Father’s Day

July 3, 2012

We never celebrated Father’s Day in my family (or Mother’s Day). We thought of them as “Hallmark Holidays”, ...

Caregiver’s Diary: Another Funeral

June 2, 2012

I just got back from my Godmother’s funeral. It wasn’t a particularly sad occasion,  Godmother had lived a long ...

Home and Community Care in Canada, an Economic Footprint

May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012 – Home and community care in Canada is something of a mystery. We know that home care is up to 75 ...

Caregiver’s Diary: Summer’s Coming

May 24, 2012

Summer’s Coming As I’ve explained, youngest sister in Niagara is my widowed 88 year old father’s real caregiver, ...

Caregiver’s Diary: A Grand Affair

May 4, 2012

  At the end of our last installment, youngest sister was about to visit our 88 year old widowed father to tell ...

Caregiver’s Diary: Travel Plans

April 3, 2012

My widowed 88 year old father recently sent one of his “Letters from Serenity Towers” to the family. In it he ...

Compassionate care in Canada: A Global National Three Part Series

March 9, 2012

                  On February 29th 2012, Global News released a ...

Caregiver’s Diary: Dad Perks Up

March 5, 2012

Youngest sister has sent us this progress report from Niagara on my widowed 88 year old father: “Hi all, I wanted ...

ZNews – Family Caregiver Tax Credit

February 24, 2012

Feb 24th 2012: Finance Minister Jim Flaherty recently spoke about the governments modified caregiver tax credit. ZNews ...