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Last Tuesday at 11:59 AM in WorkCare
Employed caregiver benefits

Important resource for those that are considering leaving work to provide care. This government site outlines programs available through the Federal government.

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This info is helpful for caregiving employees to know about.

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Seeking Policies in Quebec to Support Caregivers

Although Quebec would not be the first in Canada, Alberta now has the Caregiver Recognition Act Bill 42, they are advocating for change. ...

February 18th
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February 8th in DementiaSupport
Lying or Fibbing to those with dementia

A good article on the perspectives and stories from caregivers of those with dementia on when to tell the truth and when it 's necessary to focus on comfort at the cost of truth.

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This article really brings to light an important topic. In the years that I was doing community outreach social work in dementia care, I observed the usefulness of the "lies" for the best interest of the client/patient and family member, an example ...

February 13th
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#AcknowledgeAssessAssist: "Here but not Here" Is Closure a Myth?

To get some clarity of what you may be experiencing, take the time to listen to this recent interview with Pauline Boss who created the term "Ambiguous Loss" which includes losing a family member to dementia where there is a lack of clarity of the ...

February 12th
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A Reminder to Stay Afloat...
February 4th
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What is the "It" of Keeping "It" Together while Caregiving a Family Member Who Depends On You
January 28th
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January 16th
Guilt and the betrayal of healing after a loss

Wonder how many Huddolers have been through the experience of feeling guilty for moving towards healing after the loss of a loved one. How did you cope?

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"This healing changes us to our very core. We are no longer who we were. The death of our child transforms us so profoundly that it’s as if we emerge into a new world, never to return to our old pre-loss state." This article and the quote I have ...

January 23rd
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January 18th
Are Employers Clueless About Caregiving?

While I do see some companies starting to support their caregiving staff, there are many businesses which do not completely recognize the toll on their employees who are trying to balance a career with caregiving. Please read more here: ...

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hbswk.hbs.edu/i…are-caregivers Here is an article that addresses your question, Rick. It refers to the Harvard research that just came out about ways for employers to help working caregivers. I ...

January 23rd
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How to Help a Younger Family Caregiver
January 15th
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Young Adults Grieve Too as Caregivers

Much Too Young is a documentary about the young adults experience having a family member with early onset dementia. It aired on January 13th on TVO. This video may only be available for a limited time.

January 15th
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