Elder Care for Adult Children

Benefits for Caregivers

Benefits for Caregivers As a caregiver, you may be eligible for various forms of assistance from the Government of Canada. Service Canada offers the following information to help you prepare for this role.
www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/caring-someone-ill/benefits-tax-credits-caregivers.html

Respite for Family Caregivers

Respite for Family Caregivers Home care is an increasingly important component of the health care system in Canada. As family caregivers play a growing role in providing care, their need for respite, or time off, is also growing.
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hcs-sss/pubs/home-domicile/2003-respite-releve/index-eng.php

Caregiver Support and Mental Health

Caregiver Support and Mental Health This backgrounder on caregiver support was created for the CMHA’s Citizens for Mental Health forum series to provide an overview of the issue and highlight government and community-based responses.
www.cmha.ca/public_policy/caregiver-support-and-mental-health/#.WBuBw8m9-Cd