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

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Impacts of caregiving

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.

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Healthcare role

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

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of caregivers wish there was a ‘one-stop-shop’ to turn to for help and advice.


of caregivers who needed information on emotional support and counselling for themselves received it.


of caregivers faced financial hardships because of their caregiving responsibilities.


of caregivers admit that the overall management of their caregiving responsibilities is stressful.


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