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A New Caregiving Benefit

While employed family caregivers (over age 60) in Hawaii are now eligible to receive a $70 per day stipend to pay for additional care support for  a family member, we have something different. As of December 3, 2017  there was a new EI Family Caregiver Benefit which provides for “eligible…

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Caring for Caregivers- Survey Says……..

The government is consulting with Canadians on “providing more inclusive caregiving benefits for Canadians who provide care to a family member.” It is time to speak up or at least take the survey.

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Compassionate Care Benefits- Update

Effective January 3rd, 2016, the Government of Canada announced an increase in the duration of the Employment Insurance (EI) compassionate care benefit which allows claimants to collect up to 26 weeks of benefits, up from the current six weeks, for the care of a family member with a serious medical condition with a significant risk of death.

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