National Caregivers Day 2020


At a difficult time when everyone is being challenged, we give a shout-out to caregivers. April 7 is National Caregivers Day. In Canada, 2 out of 3 caregivers are providing assistance to an older adult. That’s 5.4 million caregivers.* Technology can play a significant role in supporting caregivers in their daily lives. Here are some of the ways in which AGE-WELL teams are promoting quality of life for caregivers:

Communications App

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Back Protection


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Night-Time Support

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Actively Involving Caregivers


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Sharing Life Stories


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Knowing the Facts: Infographic


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Please visit National Caregivers Day 2019 to learn more about AGE-WELL innovations designed to support caregivers.

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* Findings provided by AGE-WELL researcher Dr. Janet Fast and her team at the University of Alberta. Data are from Statistics Canada’s 2012 General Social Survey on Caregiving and Care Receiving.