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Julian Castro Nov 9, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Switching Roles: caregiving for a parent

Caregiving for my mom It is strange to think that one day you will need to look after the people that served as your main caregivers, among countless other things, for a good part of your early life. If you are lucky, this strange happening will not come along until your mom and/or dad are well into their late years and need assistance due to old age. Sadly, for some of us, we will have to encounter this journey earlier on, due to the dreadful news that one of our loved ones has been diagnosed with a serious chronic or terminal condition. 
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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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