Library of Caregiver Information

Presently, as there are so many of us carers, there is much, great, current information available on every carer topic you can imagine. Here are the organizations and resource we have checked out and recommend.

If your organization isn’t on this list and you think it should be, please contact us with your information and how/why it fits here.  Thanks very much!

Patient Pathways

Vancouver area experts on navigating the gaps in healthcare. This consultancy focuses on complex illnesses, providing Advance Care Planning workshops and more.

Also find good info on Enduring Power of Attorney, Representation Agreements and a good In Case of Emergency Form.

Caregiving Matters

This resource-loaded organization offers education and support to family caregivers. An Internet-based registered Canadian charity. 90% of the work is done on-line and by leveraging technologies.

Stories for Caregivers

Uplifting and inspiring web series created for caregivers.
Stories can share knowledge in entertaining ways, build empathy for better health care and social policies, and drive family and friends to available resources and communities of support. Stories can help us relax and escape the stress of daily life.

Family Caregivers of British Columbia

A non-profit org who’s mission is to improve the quality of life for caregivers through 1:1 emotional support, information, and education. Quarterly newsletter.

Caregivers Alberta

Whether you’re looking for someone to talk to, trying to find resources, or want to better manage the stress of providing care, Caregivers Alberta can help.

Saskatchewan Caregivers and Support

Lists and links for Saskatchewan caregiver resources.

CRA Medical Expense Tax credit Info

This site discusses who is eligible to claim the medical expense tax credit, the calculation of the credit, the expenditures that qualify for the credit and the receipting requirements for claiming the credit.

BC Office of the Seniors Advocate

Need help with seniors’ programs and services? Speak with one of our Information & Referral analysts, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Dementia Connections

Dementia: Ask an Expert! There’s more to this site but this, for us, seems to be their most valuable offering!

Elizz.com

A social enterprise that provides for-fee services. Caregiver support and Home Care Services from Ontario thru British Columbia.

Two Steps Forward, Claire Snyman

An author, blogger and advocate for patient and healthcare collaboration. She is passionate about inspiring people to put their health in their own hands.

Canadian Legal Wills

Canada’s #1 provider of online Wills, Power of Attorney and Living Wills. Economical and very straight forward. Took us 1/2 an hour.

Canadian Centre for Elder Law

Connected with BC Law Institute, the CCEL carries out research, writing and analysis, also providing materials and support for outreach and public information on issues of interest to older adults.

KORU Cremation | Burial | Ceremony

Koru is a locally owned and operated, grass-roots funeral business serving Vancouver and the North Shore.