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Who is caring for the caregivers?

As our population continues to age, baby boomers are increasingly faced with the responsibility of caring for their aging loved ones. In fact, over eighty percent of older adults and people with long-term health issues are cared for at home by family and friends. While caregiving can be a rewarding experience, the role also involves many challenges for the health, wellbeing and financial security of the caregivers. The question remains, who is caring for the caregivers?  It’s an important part of aging that many Canadians can relate to; and one of the most talked about seniors-related topics in Canadian media. Read our most viewed resources:

 


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