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Navigating with Compassion: Nav-CARE in Quadra Circle Community Connections Society

Nestled in the pristine waters of British Columbia’s Discovery Islands, Quadra Island has long attracted those seeking solace and serenity amidst breath-taking beauty, however, the tranquility of the Island can sometimes mask the challenges faced by its aging population. With at least half of the Island’s population identifying as older persons, aging, illness, and isolation […]

Developing the Role of Volunteers to Support Caregivers of Children Living with Medical Complexity

By Gloria Puurveen, PhD, Project Manager and Knowledge Translation – Nav-CARE project, University of British Columbia-Okanagan (UBC-O), Barbara Pesut PhD, RN, Professor, School of Nursing, Principal Research Chair in Palliative & End-of-Life Care (UBC-O) and Robyn Thomas, Master’s student, Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (UBC-O) The number of children living with medical complexity is rising due to […]