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Nova Scotia, Home to Many Older Canadians…..

My batteries are recharged!!! I enjoyed a wonderful week in Nova Scotia, appreciating the beautiful views from Cabot Cape Breton. Walking the Links with a local caddy I asked how older Nova Scotians typically fare and asked about residences and home care.  He shared that many locals have large families…

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Provincial Family Caregiver Day

Family Caregiver Day is Coming! 28% of Canadians provide care to a family member or friend. A little recognition can go a long way but a paid allowance may be better….

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The Financial Cost of Caregiving

As the issue of caregiving is now getting election coverage, the costs of caregiving need to be better understood. These include tangible costs such as financial expenses, loss of income, as well as other costs, such as emotional challenges and loss of opportunity identified by family members pressed into service to care for an elderly family member.
For those families who decide to purchase care, this article will review the financial cost of hiring a caregiver.

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