I would have benefitted from an on-line group, I think. I have found two. The key is to find a forum where it applies to your healthcare system. Canadian healthcare differs from province to province. One example is concierge healthcare, popular in the US.
Canadian healthcare is quite different from US-based systems. Our Canadian system is based on Universal healthcare, not on insurance companies who control who get coverage.
Discussion Forums, where they can connect anonymously with others in similar situations. Here’s what members are talking about now:
- Coping - Caregiving as life passes me by started by pudding
- When is it time for Hospice? started by J.D.
- COPD - looking for folks in the same boat started by iona
This one, Agingcare.com also features a Caregiver Support Forum, but the information is specific to the USA's healthcare in terms of access to care. You can read about the differences between US and Canadian healthcare here.
Then in the UK: