Finding the support that you need as a caregiver for a senior
2-3 p.m. Session
Are you looking after a senior family member or friend? Is it becoming harder to find ways to get support for yourself in a challenging situation? Whether you are providing emotional or physical support to someone in your life, this session will explore how you can find the support that you need and the resources available for caregivers.
Presenter: Anne Mackay
Anne Mackay is the medical transport coordinator for the N.D.G. Senior Citizens’ Council. She is also the NDGSCC representative for “One Voice” Community group, a group of ten different community organizations working collectively to share information to improve the lives of low-income seniors in Montreal. Anne is also on the Board of Directors of Seniors Action Quebec.
Anne is also the primary caregiver of her two senior parents, over 90 years old, living independently in their own home. She knows firsthand the challenges and negotiating skills required to navigate the medical and social services network
With experience, research and a teaching background Anne is looking forward to sharing her extensive knowledge and support to other caregivers and creating a solution-based environment.