Caring for Seniors

A caregiver is a person who provides support and care to family or friends of any age who are physically or mentally challenged, chronically ill, or frail.

Caregiving is a complex role with a unique set of responsibilities.  These responsibilities can change over time as the care needs of the person change.

These pages provide a range of resources that offer practical assistance as well as personal supports for caregivers.

Caregiving: A Shared Journey

Your caregiving years can be full of joy too

 

Caregiver Resources

In this section, you'll find:

Government of Canada – Information for Caregivers

The Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum provides links to federal, provincial and some municipal resources on financial information, care options, powers of attorney, health, mental health and dementia.

Resources Summary

Related Information

If you are a caregiver looking for resources to help the person in your care, check for information in these sections:

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