Vision has been putting together a number of resources to benefit caregivers. We recognize that many seniors are in a position of giving care to a loved one and that it may be difficult to take care of yourself in the midst of taking care of someone else.
Here, you will find useful information about what is available to you and upcoming events that can help you cope.
Vision’s Caregiver Kit is available at the office free of charge. Below, you will find a link to download an electronic copy of our Caregiver’s Guide, simply click on the picture to download it.
Further, there are a number of events occurring at different times of the year in three different localities through Vision’s Second Souffle project, which occurs in French and English in both Gaspé and Percé. Second Souffle is conducted in partnership with APPUI, CHSSN, and the MRC du Rocher-Percé. Please check our Facebook Page or our Homepage for updates on when the program is running.
“Self-Care for Caregivers” is a series of five workshops with Dr. Megan McCallum, Psychologist. “Self-Care for Caregivers” runs in Gaspé and Barachois at various times of the year. The themes of this series of workshops include:
In the MRC du Rocher-Percé, a number of workshops entitled “My Tool Box” have been offering help to caregivers, animated by Dr. Karène Larocque, Psychologist. It consists of two series of six workshops with themes including:
Please keep an eye out for all upcoming caregiver activities!
You are a caregiver if, in one way or another, you provide support to someone close to you. Looking for resources? Biblio-Aidants offers lists of resources, including organizations, online information, useful books for adults and children, and suggestions for films, television shows, and documentaries. These resources are organized into booklets on the following topics:
Click on the picture above to access an electronic copy of our Caregiver’s Guide
Cliquez sur l’image pour une copie électronique de notre Guide des proches aidants