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Living Fully Before Dying

No one wants to have regrets. Dying patients shared their regrets in a blog post by a palliative care nurse. For me, these ‘regrets’ translates into food for thought and an action plan. Maybe it will for you too.

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“Looking for a student to live in with my elderly mother in exchange for free room and board. Light care duties only”

Live in care arrangements can take many forms. How about the exchange of room and board for a student living in with granny and helping her with shopping ?

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Keith’s Life Interrupted- Part 2

Last week I told Keith’s story. Today’s blog provides some direction and support for Keith and employed carers who may also be reading or sharing this blog!

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Strengthening Caregiving in Challenging Times

In our current economic climate cutbacks for supportive care for seniors is seeing increased responsibilities being shifted onto family members and “informal caregivers”. The term “formal” care providers refers to persons who are financially remunerated to care for a person. This can include professionals such as doctors, nurses, social workers, support workers, case managers, speech language pathologists, physical therapists and occupational therapists.

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