A Caregiver’s Worry Guide – Caregiver Solutions Magazine

“We all have personal concerns, including family baggage and difficult situations to sort out, when we take on the responsibility of caring for someone else. Inevitably, there are short- and long-term decisions to be made, preferences to be considered and issues that arise on all fronts—and time is sometimes of the essence. Learning to pick our battles and choosing how to respond in the pressure of the moment is both an art and a science for busy caregivers. However, there are some matters that should take priority. Here are some of our top-down thoughts on when to sound the alarms, when to take decisive action and when to simply walk away to keep the peace.”

Please read more in my article in the Caregiver Solutions Magazine: http://www.caregiversolutions.ca/caregiving/a-caregivers-worry-guide/.

Introducing the Caregiver Coach

I am delighted to join The Edmonton and Calgary Prime Times newspapers as a regular columnist! Each month, I will discuss caregiving issues, share current news. provide helpful resources for caregivers, and more. This is my first column: http://www.edmontonprimetimes.com/.

Good News for Canadian Caregivers!

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recently announced that Canadian caregivers can be eligible for extended Compassionate Care benefits. Read more in my Letter to the Editor published in the Toronto Star newspaper: http://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2016/01/08/caregiving-changes-welcome.html.

 

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Caregiver's Guide for Canadians

This book is a caregiver’s goldmine of information and shared experience. Any person who is or may be involved in being a part-time or full-time caregiver for a loved one, will be glad to be able to access this collection of valuable tips and must do’s to ease their way in doing this very difficult work while also making a life for themselves, (and family).

— Shirley K. Stevenson

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