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.
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.
South Africa's national lockdown will amplify the needs of children with special education needs and disability.
A scholar of the American safety net explains how, through her own brother, she's getting a personal window into what it means to face COVID-19 as a worker in the gig economy.
Some older adults are struggling to practise social distancing during the global pandemic, even though they're at high risk. Here's how to help them.
The number of children with complex medical issues is growing, thanks in large part to medical advances. But these kids and their caregivers need a lot of support.