Research insight #1: People help more when plugged into a Tyze network

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Through our latest research, we discovered that people are willing to help out more than we thought. The biggest challenge is knowing how to communicate. There is often a disconnect between the caregivers who need help and the people who are ready and willing to help. That is where Tyze comes in. When support people join a… Read more »

Missing Grandpa: Caring from a Distance

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This story was written by Dr. Kerry Byrne @Kerry_Byrne   A quick Google search about long-distance caregiving yields multiple results. Research studies, practical applied tips and stories from caregivers managing care from a distance abound. These are often geared to the person responsible for providing the most care or most responsible for care of a loved… 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 »

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 »

Document Drama? No way!

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A quick and easy way to keep critical documents safe Let’s face it. Getting organized can be tedious. Downright painful. Especially when it comes to the niggly little things that you can leave “for later”. For example, do you have one safe place for the following?: Emergency contacts A copy of your passport Names and… Read more »

Why my Gran Needed a Network

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My grandmother is a fit, active, healthy, vibrant and charismatic 86 year old.  She has great taste in clothing, loves good food, is an avid walker and has short term memory like a sieve. There was a window of opportunity this year that was closing…for her and my grandfather to move from their rural home… Read more »

You’re Invited!

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WHAT: Ideas for Impact Speaker Series SPEAKER: Jason Hwang WHERE: The Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor WHEN: Thursday 31st January, 2013 DOORS OPEN: 6:00pm – Speaker from 6:30-8:00pm RSVP: ideas4impactjasonhwang.eventbrite.ca Jason Hwang, M.D., M.B.A. is an internal medicine physician who, together with Professor Clayton M. Christensen of Harvard Business School and the late Jerome H. Grossman of Harvard… Read more »

We’re a Private Family, But…

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My family is usually private with a capital P. We keep to ourselves and we’re just not the type to advertise our personal lives. But when my dad was diagnosed with cancer last year—a shocking surprise and initially a very bleak prognosis—we knew  we couldn’t stay so private anymore. To care for him (and ourselves)… Read more »