Join Michelle Eliot at a discussion about the physical, mental and financial costs of caregiving

'What is the cost of care?' is a free, online UBC Dialogues discussion about the complex reality of caregiving. 

October 13 | Online

The pandemic has been tough on many of us - but how has it impacted the people who provide care to those most in need, which is oftentimes on top of their professional responsibilities?

On October 13 at 12 p.m., join CBC British Columbia's Michelle Eliot and a panel of experts at What is the cost of care?, a free, online UBC Dialogues discussion about the complex reality of caregiving in our society. 

Topics of interest include the intersectional and socioeconomic pressures on caregivers, impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, how to better support caregivers and more.   

UBC Panelists:

  • Dr. Marina Adshade – Assistant Professor of Teaching, Vancouver School of Economics, UBC

  • Dr. Terri-Leigh Aldred (she/her/hers) – Family Physician, Site Director, Indigenous Family Medicine Program, UBC, and Medical Director, Primary Care, First Nations Health Authority

  • Dr. Sylvia Anne Fuller – Professor, Department of Sociology, UBC Faculty of Arts

  • Dr. Anusha Kassan (she/her/hers) – Registered Psychologist, Associate Professor, High Impact Position in Child & Youth Mental Health, UBC Faculty of Education, School and Applied Child Psychology Programme

This UBC Dialogues event is open to everyone but registration is required. For more information, please visit

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