CFN Trainee Emily Hladkowicz featured in article highlighting the importance of family caregivers in long-term care
CFN Fellow Emily Hladkowicz has been able to visit her grandfather living in a long-term care home for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Until the pandemic, Emily and her mother and daughter would visit her grandfather most days, helping to feed him and providing personal care. Since the lockdown, Emily has talked to him on the phone from the front of the Carling Avenue building 90 times while he looked on from his third-floor window. She has written about the man she calls “Poppa” daily.