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  • It’s Time to Care for Our (Young) Carers

    The Vanier Institute of the Family

    Young caregivers are people between the ages of 15 and 29 years old who are providing care to a loved one. Well supported caregivers have positive experiences. However many young caregivers report struggling with balancing school, other responsibilities, and their own health. Read this resource to learn more.

  • Intergenerational Relations and Societal Change

    The Vanier Institute of the Family

    Knowing about generational trends can help us understand some of the issues faced by caregivers of all ages. Older adults are working past their typical age of retirement and young people face poor-paying jobs in an unstable economy. There is also great diversity in how families are made up which further complicates caregiving roles. Read this resource to learn more about these trends and challenges.

  • Family Caregiving in Canada: A Fact of Life and a Human Right

    The Vanier Institute of the Family

    Balancing family caregiving responsibilities and work can be challenging. Employers can make this balance easier for their employees with accomodations and flexible work arrangements. Families and employers both benefit from these arrangements. Employers are able to save money and encourage employee productivity. Employers are able to care for their family and worry less about work. Read this resource to learn more.

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Hamilton, ON - July 23, 2020

Are you interested in learning how to reduce your risk of developing dementia? Learn six ways to promote brain health to optimize your physical mobility and social activity in the future with our free online interactive lesson.

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Hamilton, ON - April 8, 2020

We are committed to supporting the healthy aging of Canada’s older adult population by highlighting ways to stay active and engaged while practicing physical distancing during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Explore some of our latest content and continue to check back as new content is added weekly.


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