Value of family caregivers, need for more support, recognized

According to, over three million Ontarians support a relative with a health condition. Today those family caregivers like Louise Milligan are being acknowledged.

“Caring for someone is emotionally draining, and physically taxing,” says Milligan. “Some people even take a financial hit by giving up day jobs or doing reduced hours, so today It’s important to recognize all the unpaid work that people do.”

For many of them, they don’t know where to turn for advice, services or support. That’s where Paul Cavanagh and his website comes in.

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