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SCALE PROGRAM: CAREGIVER NEEDS AND WELL-BEING
Eight weekly webinars, online group coaching and one-on-one telephone counselling.
SCALE (Supporting Caregiver Awareness, Learning and Empowerment) focuses on topics relevant to new or experienced caregivers, including caregiver stress, managing feelings of anxiety or guilt, and self-care for the caregiver. Registration is required.
Learn about caregiving roles, conflicts in caregiving, caregiver burnout, what to expect, developing resilience, and what supports are available. Access the online course here.
YOUNG CAREGIVERS CONNECT
Young Caregivers Connect is a website to help young caregivers aged 15-25. The website was designed in collaboration with, and for, young caregivers and offers information and resources and a way to connect that address their unique needs. Visit the website here.
TIME TO TALK PODCAST
Join Host Michelle Jobin along with experts and caregivers, to discuss things that matter most to caregivers. Access the podcast here.