Caring for Caregivers
Unpaid, informal caregivers, who are typically family members, friends and neighbours, play a vital role in
helping people with dementia reside safely at home and in their communities. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial,
physical, emotional, and mental health impacts on these unsung heroes are going largely unnoticed with potentially huge
consequences for Canada’s healthcare system.
Op-Ed | 4-min read
April 7, 2021