Do people have time to care?

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Tyze partnered with Vision Critical to find out Tyze was created based on the belief that our relationships with other people are vital to a good life. We wanted to find out more about how much time people have to help out and what they can do to pitch in with care. We partnered with… Read more »

Young leader sets up Tyze networks in community & provides opportunities for peers to contribute

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Jules Andre Brown’s generation has been referred to as Generation We, Global Generation, Generation Next, the Net Generation, Millennials, Generation Y, Echo Boomers, Boomerang Generation and the Peter Pan Generation. Although novelists and sociologists cannot seem to agree on a descriptive title, there is no doubt that this generation has come of age in an era… Read more »

The Right to BE a Caregiver

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It was a drizzly Vancouver BC day in early 2012 when I first met Vickie Cammack. We sat in a cozy coffee shop and discussed my new role caring for my mother. Vickie has many years of personal and professional experience with caregiving. She helped me to understand and value my new role during a… Read more »

The Caregiver Space: A Place to Feel Heard

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In 2011, Adrienne Gruberg ended her role as a caregiver. She had lost two family members to cancer after six years of providing full-time care. Although Adrienne felt alone in her experiences, she knew that she was 1 of 65 million caregivers in the US, who were also feeling unheard. Turning a Struggle into a… Read more »

An “Inspired” Partnership

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Tyze is proud to be partnered with Inspire Health, a physician-led non-profit integrative cancer care organization. When Marie was diagnosed with cancer, she went to Inspire Health for support and solutions. It was there that she discovered Tyze.  She was eager to talk with us about her experience using a personal network so far. Marie, a… Read more »

Network Models of Care

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At Tyze, we are passionate about staying connected, family and friends and relationships, because we know that when people face life challenges – whether it be caregiving or a chronic disease – they are better together. To learn more, check out the  July 2012 issue of the Technology Innovation Management Review journal where Vickie Cammack, CEO  and… Read more »

Finding Balance in the Space Between

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I am six years old. Beaver Lake in Stanley Park is frozen solid and my thin legs stand rigid for the first time in unforgiving, gleaming white skates. The ice is uneven. The small cracks and twigs poking out of the ice terrify me. I become frozen in place as the cocky boys with hockey… Read more »