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Practical Insights for Busy Caregivers

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Surviving a relative's return home from hospital

November 28, 2016

A close relative is in hospital. As discharge nears, it becomes clear that a lot of care tasks will fall to you once the person returns home. You’re not sure you’re ready. CCAC care coordinator Kristina McLaughlin offers advice. - read more

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November 28, 2016

When the caregivers need healing

One mother describes the simple techniques she uses to blunt the stress of parenting a child with severe developmental disabilities.

November 21, 2016

Health challenges at work - how to create a new normal

Co-workers and supervisors may treat someone differently when they disclose a health condition. This Q & A article offers advice on how to help people process their feelings, make it discussable, and bring them on side.

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