Make family/friend caregiver health a top priority

April 14, 2020

CFN Fellow Sarah Shearkhani and her Supervisor Walter Wodchis emphasize the importance of caring for the caregiver during these unprecedented times.

“During this current COVID-19 pandemic, as we work hard to “flatten the curve” and ensure the system is not overwhelmed, it is especially important to have a strong structure in place to care for caregivers. Caregivers need to stay healthy, physically and mentally, to be able to continue caring for their loved ones at home. Caring for older adults is the most common form of caregiving in Canada – and older adults are also at the greatest risk of COVID-19 complications.”

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