Laura Funk
Laura Funk is an expert advisor with, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Manitoba who has studied issues of aging, unpaid and paid care work and health for over 18 years. Some of her current research focuses on how family carers living in Winnipeg, Manitoba navigate health and social care systems.

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Caregivers Need Help, Not Just Recognition

(1) Comments | Posted April 20, 2017 | 3:23 PM

Organizations advocating for family caregivers are applauding the prime minister's recent statement in recognition of family caregivers on National Carers Day. I'm less celebratory. Here's why.

In Manitoba, 'Caregiver Recognition Day' is already enshrined in legislation. Groups in Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador,...

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