Young caregivers: Supports and challenges

Monday, November 6th
2:30 – 3:20 p.m.

There are approximately 1.25 million young caregivers in Canada; yet this population often lives unseen and unidentified. This panel will survey the state of supports for young caregivers and discuss what is still needed to help them.


Rosie Paulyk

Creator, Chronic Oasis


Cayleigh Sexton

Executive Director, Young Caregivers Association

Oliver Fitzpatrick

Young Carers Coordinator, AMI-Quebec

Dr. Karen Okrainec

Physician and Researcher, University Health Network