Anyone who supports someone with an illness or disability, or who’s caring for an aging friend or family member, is a caregiver. Caregiving can be as intensive as living with the person you’re caring for or as simple as driving your loved one to a doctor’s appointment or mowing their lawn.

Many caregivers don’t think of themselves as caregivers – they’re simply taking care of people they care about. From complex needs to simple ones, Caregivers Alberta aids in the caregiving journey by providing caregivers with the support and resources to empower them.

No matter where caregivers are in their journey, Caregivers Alberta is there to support them. Whether just beginning their role or doing it for decades, Caregivers Alberta provides support and understanding to caregivers, and will connect them to their peers dealing with similar experiences.

Here are just some examples of caregiving: