Family Caregiving

Canes Community Care specializes in all kinds of services to support living at home like homemaking, respite care, transportation, behavioural supports and footcare.

Home and Community Care Support Services  offers various services to the caregiver and the aging individual. Our local branch is Central-West.

Caregiver Exchange has practical insights for busy caregivers.

Ontario Caregiver Organization sheds light on the needs of caregivers as well as the needs of the patients they look after.

Adult Day Program supports older adults who have a cognitive impairment, such as Alzheimer’s and dementia, and are physically frail and provides respite for caregivers.

Stroke Resources leads to you information about how to recognize a stroke, and how to deal with recovery and managing after a stroke.

Behaviour Changes of older adults can be challenging. Here are supports for managing behaviour and help for caregivers.

Home Instead has some home care resources and expertise to help make life as a family caregiver a little easier, and a little less stressful.

Alzheimer Society Toronto exists to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Elder Care Canada: When next steps seem insurmountable, you need an elder care coach.

Family caregivers may be eligible to claim tax credits under the Disability Tax Credit, the Medical Expense Tax Credit and the Canada Caregiver Credit (CCC).

For aging seniors, the Ontario Seniors Care at Home Tax Credit is available to help offset the medical expenses, including expenses that support aging at home.

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) provides the required forms for tax credits. Call CRA at 1-800-959-8281 for enquiries and assistance.

Employee benefits such as Family medical leave or Family caregiver leave are available for eligible caregivers. Contact the Employment Standards Information Centre at 1-800-531-5551 for assistance.