Month: October 2015

In Sickness and In Health

When Carole Ann and Bill Alloway both retired from Ontario Hydro in 2002, they had big dreams for their retirement, including exotic vacations and plenty of time to spend with their grandchildren. Instead, the couple spent five years virtually confined to their home, with Carole, 65, acting as caregiver for Bill, 70, who underwent a series of ankle-related surgeries due… Read more →

Meeting With Toronto Central CCAC

On October 8, 2015, Carole Ann Alloway met with representatives from Toronto Central CCAC on behalf of Family Caregivers Voice.  We had an excellent meeting with an invitation to work with CCAC in the future.  Our goal is to educate professional caregivers and personal service workers on the importance of including the caregiver in discussions with, and about, the patient.  We… Read more →