Tag Archives: elder care

Does caregiving “just happen”?

When it comes to our aging population, we’ve all heard the scare stories about underfunded and overstressed hospitals.  Chronic illnesses. Ballooning healthcare budgets. Unregulated nursing homes. The issue of unpaid caregivers at home, on the other hand, doesn’t get much attention … Continue reading

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Thinking about Elder Care

For the past couple of months, our focus here at Intersections has been on parental caregiving — recipes and kids’ crafts, family activities and workshops. But as I was browsing through the Alzheimer’s and elder care resources at the FCO … Continue reading

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Musings after the death of my grandmother

Written By Shannon Salisbury I just returned from a trip home to Ottawa for the holiday long weekend. This was the first time I’d been home since my grandmother’s funeral in June, and it was … different. My mom, in … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Family Sundays: Bright Lights Presented by Hart House Date: Sunday, November 28 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Elder Care Workshop: Emotional Aspects of Relocation Date: Monday, November 29 Time: 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Choosing an Elementary School Date: Tuesday, … Continue reading

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