The Year of the family caregiver–in Canada

From the Health Affairs blog comes a story about the Canadian election.  “In contrast to the U.S. where we celebrate 2011 as the Year of the Family Caregiver with events, speeches, and praise for ‘unsung heroes,’ early next month Canadians are going to vote on increased support for caregivers.”

Read more here about the parties plans to increase support for family caregivers (for example, the Liberals plan to provide up yo $1 billion more per year to support caregivers).

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