Caregiver Networks

  • Canadian Virtual Hospice – The Canadian Virtual Hospice is an online community where you can find answers to your questions or share your experiences with serious illness or grief. Just like a hospice, the Canadian Virtual Hospice provides information and support for physical, emotional and spiritual concerns related to death and dying.
  • Caregiver-connect – Caregiver-connect.ca is a Canadian site for caregivers who provide hands-on care, assistance and emotional support to family members or friends who need them. The caregiver-connect web portal is run by the Victorian Order of Nurses (Von Canada), a national health care organization and a federally registered charity that has been caring for the lives and well being of Canadians in their homes and local communities since 1897. The site has a unique collection of information to better help and support caregivers in the vital caregiver role.
  • DementiaGuide – DementiaGuide.ca is a website to help people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers recognize, understand, record and monitor their symptoms through an interactive tool. For more information on this tool including subscriber cost, please visit the site.
  • How to Care – A Canadian site to help caregivers manage the realities of caring for an aging parent, a chronically ill spouse or friend, and themselves.
  • Caring to the End of Life – a Canadian website developed by Princess Margaret Hospital and the University Health Network in Toronto.  The site provides information to anyone about palliative care for cancer patients.
  • Caregiver Network Inc. – is a resource centre created to help caregivers of the elderly and ill.
  • Caregiver Resource Guide – contains listings for Federal, Provincial and support agencies of interest to seniors and caregivers.
  • Caregiving with June Callwood – provides information on aging and care giving.
  • Centre on Aging (University of Victoria)
  • Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia (UBC)
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