Tag: caregiving


Your advice to new Patient Leaders

WEGO Health is committed to amplifying the Patient Leader voice and it all starts with the first time a patient or caregiver shares their initial blog post, tweet or picture on Instagram. As Patient Leaders ourselves, Julie (WEGO Health Patient Leader Network Director), and I know that starting out on your advocacy journey can be…

Webinar: How To Be An Empowered Advocate

You were just told that you or a loved one has a health condition or a disability - now what do you do? Once you get over the denial phase of the diagnosis, only then can you start advocating. Only then can you begin to look for the best healthcare providers, to provide the best…

Interviewing Caregivers: Kim of Young Carers Canada

We’ve heard from parental caregivers, but what about if the roles were reversed? Adolescents who tend to their families needs can be caregivers too. Adapting to a lifestyle that is different from their peers, and sacrificing part of their childhood to help their families, Young Carers everywhere need the same support and encouragement that adult…

#HAchat Recap: A Beginner’s Guide to Caregiving

We’re sure you remember the day you became a caregiver.  Whether as a new parent or as a parent with a child living with a chronic illness/behavioral disorder/learning disability, or as a caregiver to a family member/loved one/spouse - the feeling is the same. Where do you start? What do you do with all of…

Today's #HAchat: Tips for New Caregivers or Parents

As we kick-off our Advocating for Another Carnival - we have a LOT going on. Be sure to check out the #A4Amonth hashtag to read the fun, inspiring, and really creative posts of participants. If you want to get in on the fun - we'll be doing this today until next Tuesday (and culminating the…

Roundtable Recap: Advocating for a Loved One

We’re hosting Roundtable chats every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at noon Eastern in August. This Monday's chat focused on the topic of “Advocating for a loved one.” We hope you’ll be able to join one of the chats – you can RSVP here on our Facebook event to see who else will be attending. Here were…
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