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Doing Things You Weren’t Trained To Do: A Caregiver’s Perspective

May 24, 2016
“Anne Lofquist’s mother, a 93-year-old widow, lives on her own in London, Ontario. She has advanced dementia and receives almost round-the-clock care from six care providers hired by the family. Lofquist lives in Florida and is only able to visit her mother once or twice a year. “She’s a very happy person,” says Lofquist. “I love to see her, and love answering her questions over and over again. I understand where she’s coming from" ...


Doing Things You Weren’t Trained To Do: A Caregiver’s Perspective

May 16, 2016
“It all sounded pretty straightforward. When Carole Ann Alloway’s husband was told he was a candidate for ankle replacement surgery, they thought he would have the operation, spend three months recovering, and be back to normal.Instead, he developed a persistent infection and ended up undergoing nine surgeries over five years" ...


May 24, 2016

Joyce and Bob

It’s not just about the guilt of asking for help. One family caregiver reflects on her experience in this 4-minute video.

May 16, 2016

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