Each year, as part of Mental Health Week, the YWCA organizes activities and provides various tips, references and tools that can help everyone restore or maintain their psychological balance. Take care of yourself at an affordable price If mental health is everyone’s business, not everyone has the same means to take care of it. In order
Are you taking care of a family member or friend, a senior who has a loss of autonomy? The role of caregiver can be demanding. If there are unhealthy behaviours in the relationship, caring for someone can be particularly difficult to live. On one hand, sadness, frustration and guilt can add to the stress and
DID YOU KNOW? What is a family caregiver? A family caregiver is anyone who provides, without remuneration, regular help or care to a person who has a significant or persistent incapacity. What do caregivers do? Manage appointments and medications Personal and medical care Accompaniment and transport Legal and financial affairs Domestic tasks Emotional and
For the National Caregiver Week, Jessica Smith, Family Caregivers Support Program Coordinator, gives you an overview of CLSC home care services and practical tools in our new video! The presentation is aimed at helping caregivers understand the range of services available to seniors through the CLSCs, as well as the current role and functioning of
The YWCA Montreal’s Family Caregivers Support Program will hold an open house on Thursday November 10, 2016 from 4:30pm to 8:30pm in Holden Fisher Hall, during Quebec Caregivers Week which takes place from November 6th to 12th. This event is opened to all: family caregivers, professionals and the public. Discover all the details and programming on the poster below!