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December 2019

Today is Giving Tuesday! 

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes the best day of all...Giving Tuesday! It’s a day where Canadians come together to celebrate giving and participate in activities that support non-profits and charities (like us!) You can help support Caregivers Alberta this Giving Tuesday by donating, volunteering, fundraising or spreading the word!

TODAY ONLY: Donate $25 or more to Caregivers Alberta and we’ll get an extra $5 from CanadaHelps! Increase your impact this #GivingTuesdayCA! 
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Caregiver TeleSupport
December 4, 2019 | 1:00PM to 2:30PM 
By Phone

Join us by phone tomorrow from 1:00pm to 2:30pm as we discuss holiday self-care! All caregivers across Alberta are welcome to join. Call 1-855-703-8985 and enter meeting ID 225.573.6467# tomorrow at 1pm to join.

Holiday Craft Party
December 10, 2019 | 1:00PM to 3:00PM & 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Jerry Forbes Centre, 12122 68 St NW, Edmonton, AB 

Join Caregivers Alberta on December 10th, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm or 6pm to 8pm for our Holiday Craft Party! Get into the holiday spirit by making DIY tree ornaments, indulging in some yummy holiday treats, and meeting other caregivers in our community!

Admission is $15 and includes all craft supplies and refreshments. Proceeds from this event go towards supporting caregivers across Alberta. Registration closes on Friday, December 6th at 11pm. 

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Caregiver Support Community
December 12, 2019 | 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Jerry Forbes Centre, 12122 68 St NW, Edmonton, AB 

The Caregiver Support Community is a monthly drop-in program that aims to empower caregivers well-being by providing a supportive group where you can connect with other caregivers, have open conversations about the ups and downs of caregiving, and learn about topics relevant to caregivers. 

This group is lead by a trained facilitator who is there to help guide your caregiving journey by way of education and support.

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The Gift of Wellness
December 17, 2019 | 1:00pm to 2:00PM
Online
Do the holidays stress you out? You are not alone!

Join Lisa Adams on December 17th from 1:00PM - 2:00PM for an online workshop about holiday self-care. Learn about some of the wellness strategies that can help you maintain your sanity during the most pressured season of the year.

This event is online, please note that you will receive a link to the workshop the day before the event.

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We have a lot of exciting programs and events happening in January! Some of which include:
Check out our program calendar for a full list!
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Caregivers In The News

Our Caregiver Advisor, Lisa Adams spoke to J'lyn Nye on 630 CHED about the challenges that young caregivers face and her own experience as a young caregiver. Listen here.

Did you know that 27% of Canadians aged 14-19 are caregivers? The Edmonton Journal shines a light on the impacts that caregiving can have on youth. Caregivers Alberta board member, Sarah Hunter was featured in the article. Read more.

 
Missed an online workshop? Head over to our YouTube page to watch past workshops!
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Please note that we will be closed from December 19, 2019 to January 1, 2020. We will reopen on January 2nd, 2020. We wish you and your family a happy holiday season!

Caregiver Research


By participating in research you have the opportunity to influence the supports that are developed for caregivers.

For a list of surveys and research opportunities please go to our website.

Get Involved!


Volunteers are essential to the success of Caregivers Alberta. We need your help to lead caregiver groups, host successful events, and keep the office running smoothly.

To learn more about how you can get involved, please call 1-877-453-5088 or email office@caregiversalberta.ca
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