A line-up of upcoming Fall “COMPASS” Caregiver Workshops have been announced.

COMPASS teaches caregivers how to focus on their own well-being, and make the caregiving experience a little less difficult.

Caregiving can be a stressful, isolating, and overwhelming experience.  This often results in a negative impact on the caregiver’s physical and mental health.


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It is Incredible how one blink-of-an-eye moment can drastically impact your life.  Here’s one person’s account – http://ow.ly/B5u9o

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“There are only four kinds of people in the world – those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” – Rosalynn Carter

Many of us actually fit in more than one of these categories. Our circle of care goes beyond [...]

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Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. – Leo Buscaglia

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Feeling stressed or overwhelmed as a family caregiver?

Take a break!  Get a massage, do some yoga, go dancing, watch one of your favorite movies or sitcoms, give yourself a pedicure, or read a book.

Be sure to take the time to do things for yourself.

If you feel guilty at all doing [...]

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Do you have a strong desire to make a difference in the life of a caregiver in Northern Alberta?

The ACGA and the Green View FCSS will be featuring a 3-day Facilitator Training session October 28, 29 & 30 in Valleyview in North Alberta.  The program is designed for social agency staff, community professionals, outreach [...]

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