Edmonton Caregivers Urge Government to Consider People Behind Alberta’s Ailing Population – Metro Edmonton Article

I was pleased to be interviewed for this Metro Edmonton article … the frail and elderly seniors frequently get much of the attention while family caregivers are often ignored and/or completely forgotten. While this news story focuses on Alberta’s caregivers, the issues remain very similar for caregivers living elsewhere as well.

http://metronews.ca/news/edmonton/1195653/edmonton-caregivers-urge-province-to-consider-people-behind-albertas-ailing-population/

 

 

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Caregiver's Guide for Canadians

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