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Talking with health care providers when you don't think you're getting the whole story

From "The Basics"

Caregivers have an important role to play in communicating with doctors, nurses and other health care providers, but it’s a delicate balance. - read more
 

Patients resort to paying consultants to help navigate Canada’s Byzantine health-care system

In The Press: April 18, 2017

Private patient navigators review medical files, attend doctors' appointments, book tests, chase down specialists and co-ordinate in-home care, often for elderly clients with chronic illnesses whose grown children live far away. - read more

April 10, 2017

The face of today’s elder caregiver

Family dynamics when caring for a stepparent can be complicated. That doesn't mean blended families can't be resilient, though.

April 7, 2017

Study finds that caregivers are also victims in cases of elder financial abuse

Nearly 90% of both active and potential caregivers said they experienced a financial impact when their elder was financially abused, with the average cost to those caregivers reaching a staggering $36,000.

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