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ZoeInsights Team Sep 28, 2020 1:15:00 PM

Caregiver Burnout: What it is and how to avoid it

Caregiving for a loved one battling a new, intensive, or chronic medical condition can be a stressful, yet fulfilling journey. Informal caregivers (unpaid family and friends) must balance their caregiving role with other social, occupational, financial, and familial matters. In 2018, approximately 8.1 million Canadians aged 15 or older reported caring for a family member or friends with long-term health conditions, a disability, or difficulties related to aging. Of these individuals, 48%, 8%, and 5% cared for a parent or parent-in-law, spouse or partner, or a child, respectively.  
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