Canary Health® joins 78 other California organizations providing education and support to over 1,750 family/friend caregivers and paid caregivers in California. We are proud Building Better Caregivers®(BBC), our evidence-based, virtual, 6-week, peer-to-peer intervention received the recognition it deserved by the State of California as we expand our services beyond the US Veterans Affairs program. […]
In an effort to reach more caregivers, Canary Health’s caregiver focused Building Better Caregivers®(BBC) program and CaringBridge®, a free, personal, protected communications platform that provides a simple solution for updating your community on the loved one in your care, have teamed up to reach more veteran caregivers to deliver the tools and support they need […]
Facilitator Val, having gone through cancer as a child and experiencing first hand what caregiving looks like, shares how that experience, along with the caregiving she has given to her family over the years, has helped her relate better as a peer to participants in the Canary Health Building Better Caregivers program, than if she […]
Thelma, a participant in and now a facilitator for Building Better Caregivers® (BBC) online workshops shares the value of peer support facilitators vs workshops led by non-peer facilitators. She explains how it improves the health and well-being of Canary Health’s workshop participants, and how outcomes of the caregiver and their patient improve. Schedule A […]
Meet Robin, also known as DesertBlu. Robin was a caregiver to her mom and dad for over 10 years. During that time she signed up for Building Better Caregivers®(BBC) and Better Choices, Better Health®(BCBH). Later she became a Canary Health® facilitator for BBC and BCBH to stress the importance of proactive care. Listen to her […]
Having been a facilitator on Better Choices, Better Health(BCBH)®for many years, and prior a participant in the BCBH program, Pat has a deep understanding of how an online group workshop led by peer facilitators who have been in their shoes, can truly have a positive impact on their health. “Participants often say (after diagnosis), […]
By Mary Barbato You may be staying at home during COVID-19, but your garbage isn’t. How you handle your garbage could save the lives of your community members and those picking up your garbage. As we know, the coronavirus stays on certain surfaces for up to 3 days, and it is still not clear […]
When Greg returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with PTSD and serious physical injuries, he had no one to turn to except his ex-wife Rachel. Without hesitation, she stepped into the role of his caregiver, and turned to the VA for support. Her CSC, Amanda, recommended the Building Better Caregivers® program. Watch her courageous story.
Our partners and good friends at mPulse Mobile have interviewed Neal for their series on thought leaders. We have had the good fortune to collaborate with mPulse Mobile for several years and gain so much from their leadership in the SoCal ecosystem and much beyond. Watch Neal’s piece from mPulse.