For Nunavut & Yukon contact the provincial Alzheimer Society closest to you.
Approaching your employer
Why your employer may accommodate your requests
As a caregiver, you may be hesitant to ask for time off work. However, your employer may consider such a request. For example, they may:
Removing the stigma of dementia
You may be concerned about disclosing to your boss that a family member has dementia due to the attached stigma. But consider the following:
Going in prepared
Before approaching your boss, speak with your Human Resources department to learn about the company’s policies regarding leave and other benefit programs.
Be prepared to discuss the following with your boss:
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