Considering that one in four Canadians are currently caregivers, and one in two Canadians will become caregivers at some point in their life, the faults within the caregiving landscape are widespread. 

Mendelsohn explains that caregivers are not only essential for the country’s healthcare system, as they make up the largest part of it, but vital for healthy societies that are made up of strong social bonds which allow people to rely on each other.