Women have found innovative and powerful ways to cope during the pandemic – largely because official policy has failed them. That must change.
It’s time to complete the picture and recognize public expenditures on supports for family caregivers as social investments in the well-being of individuals, families and communities
With advances in technology, robots and artificial intelligence have increasingly more sophisticated encounters with humans.
Some older patients forego the food provided at their health care facility because it isn’t aligned with their religious and cultural preferences.
Estimates suggest that every 12 seconds, a child somewhere in the world loses a caregiver to the coronavirus pandemic.
Throughout the pandemic, community carers have risked their own health and well-being, but have struggled for even basic support and equipment.
The government proposes to fix social care and rescue the NHS in one go. The levy it proposes risks only scratching the surface
New studies highlight the difficulties cancer patients have when discussing their illness with family and medical teams.
Children use play to express themselves and process their emotions. Here’s how parents can make the most of play time together.
Fathers whose own dads were highly nurturing tend to have healthier levels of competition and be more emotionally open.
The Biden administration wants workers in child care and pre-K programs to earn at least $15 per hour.
Older adults who are caregivers to someone with a health condition or disability report severe and unrelenting levels of stress and isolation during COVID-19 due to pandemic-related protocols.
Some parents of kids with disabilities are doubling as specialized teachers, occupational therapists, speech therapists and psychologists during the pandemic.
While enrolments for men over the age of 25 increased, numbers fell for women in this age group. A likely reason for the difference is caring responsibilities, which increased during the pandemic.
The pandemic is bringing up tough new questions as parents and grandparents develop advance care plans. Here’s how to start the conversation.
New statistics show that people with dementia have been particularly vulnerable during the pandemic.
Changes to working life created by COVID-19 give employers an opportunity to embrace a caregiver-friendly work culture, supporting the millions of Canadians who juggle employment and informal caring.
COVID-19 has spotlighted structural injustice inherent in child care in Canada. Organizational leaders have a responsibility to work together, with child care stakeholders, to redress this injustice.
Adult daughters who are the primary care providers for their children and aging parents are facing added stress due to the coronavirus pandemic.
For US parents, the health, economic and social crisis the COVID-19 pandemic brought about is compounded by the difficult if not impossible task of working, caring for and educating kids.