When siblings become caretakers they often lack adequate supports and resources

When siblings become caretakers they often lack adequate supports and resources

Individuals with developmental disabilities are living longer than ever A combination of better medical care and good lives in the community have led to longer life expectancies for individuals with a developmental disability – that’s a good news story. But many are now outliving their parents who have taken care of them over their lifetimes. […]

Caregivers need more than a national day of recognition

Caregivers need more than a national day of recognition

One in four people in Canada care for a loved one, friend or neighbour.

Three nutrition trends to stay away from — based on the best evidence

Three nutrition trends to stay away from — based on the best evidence

If you follow health tips in the media, you’d think the nutritional sciences are a mess: Is butter good for you or is it bad? Should I eat breakfast or skip it? Should I eat like a caveman? Or maybe should I eat more like a bird?

Why we don’t need a ‘Caregiver Recognition Day’

Why we don’t need a ‘Caregiver Recognition Day’

Organizations advocating for family caregivers are hoping our Prime Minister will soon issue a proclamation recognizing family caregivers and establish a National Caregiver Day (the First Tuesday in April).