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Are you a family caregiver caring for someone at the end of life? Do you know someone who is?
An end of life caregiver is an individual who provide ongoing care and assistance, without pay, for family members and friends at the end of life who are in need of support due to physical, cognitive, or mental health conditions.
Did you know?
- Family Caregivers face significant physical, emotional and financial burdens and expectations while providing end-of-life care. A 2010 study reveals that one in six people providing informal care to seniors experiences distress
- It’s estimated that in Canada, family caregivers provide 80 – 90% of all care provided to individuals in home care settings.
- Family caregivers in Canada provide hands-on care, spiritual and emotional care, and care coordination worth $25-26 billion annually, while incurring $80 million dollars annually in out-of-pocket costs