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.
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.
November is National Family Caregivers Month; did they get your attention? If not, you are not alone. Family caregivers are overlooked by the health care system, and they are burning out. Here's why.