Spotlight on Carole Ann

Carole Ann has been the primary caregiver for her husband since complications from surgery caused his health to significantly deteriorate.

64%

of caregivers who needed information on providing physical support received it.

53%

of caregivers received information on emotionally supporting their family member.

Spotlight on Don & Stephane

Stephane is a young caregiver who lives in Ottawa and assists with caring for his younger brother who has cerebral palsy. Don has been caring for his wife since her diagnosis with early onset Alzheimer’s five years ago.

49%

of caregivers feel the negative impact of caregiving on their mental health.

41%

of caregivers say caregiving has impacted their physical health.

Spotlight on Emily

Emily is a young caregiver who takes care of her mother who has dementia.

45%

of caregivers feel they are important members of the healthcare team.

75%

of caregivers wish there was somewhere they could go for advice.

Spotlight on Rebecca

Rebecca has been the primary caregiver for her husband since 2012 when he had heart surgery to fix a damaged heart valve.

61%

of caregivers admitted they are caregiving because they have no choice.

22%

of caregivers have faced financial hardship due to caregiving.

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