Celebrating caregivers

In the U.S., November is National Caregivers Month.  This important recognition was proclaimed by President Barack Obama in 2012 as a way to recognize the “humble heroes who do so much to keep families and communities strong.” Celebrating the efforts of caregivers and helping to raise awareness about caregiver issues and the support they require, are important for all countries. Here in Canada, caregivers will continue to play an integral role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our aging population and these caregivers deserve our thanks and support. Read our resources on this topic below. 

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DISCLAIMER: Many of our Blog Posts were written before the COVID-19 pandemic and thus do not necessarily reflect the latest public health recommendations. While the content of these blogs identify activities that support optimal aging, it is important to defer to the most current public health recommendations such as social distancing and frequent hand washing. Some of the activities suggested within these blogs may need to be modified or avoided altogether to comply with current social distancing recommendations. To view the latest updates from the Public Health Agency of Canada, please visit their website

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