Fondation du rein

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The Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Wellness Hub

The Kidney Foundation has created a unique and FREE online platform to help support the physical, mental, social and spiritual wellbeing of kidney patients and caregivers. Wherever you are on your kidney journey — newly diagnosed with kidney disease, living with reduced kidney function, on dialysis…

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Transplant Connect Peer Support Group

New Transplant Connect Group Launches During Be a Donor Month 

On April 26th, The Kidney Foundation will launch a new Transplant Connect group as part of their Kidney Connect Peer Support program offerings. The group will provide support to post-transplant recipients, their loved ones and living d…

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Kidney One on One

The Kidney Foundation of Canada has partnered with Alberta Kidney Care – North (AKC-N)  and the University of Alberta to launch the Kidney One on One Program in Northern Alberta, designed to help patients adapt to their new realities.  This initiative will initially be offered within the University…

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Cuisine et santé rénale

Gratuit et d’emploi facile, le site www.cuisineetsanterenale.ca vise à rendre la préparation de repas aussi facile et amusante que possible pour des gens à qui l'on a dit que plusieurs aliments sont interditsVoici en bref quelques-uns de ses principaux atouts :
  • des recettes santé pour les re…
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Conseils ayant trait aux assurances

Bien des gens pensent qu’ils ne peuvent obtenir de l’assurance vie (ou tout autre type d’assurance personnelle, telle que l’assurance maladie, l’assurance voyage ou l’assurance invalidité) s’ils sont atteints d’une maladie rénale. Bien qu’il puisse s’avérer difficile de s’assurer, cela est possib…
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Info impôt

Chaque année au cours de la période de déclaration d’impôt, nous préparons une liste générale de conseils sur l’impôt pour les patients en dialyse ou ayant reçu une greffe du rein.  Les mesures d’aide fiscale les plus couramment utilisées par les personnes souffrant d’insuffisance rénale sont le …
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Living with Kidney Failure

This handbook will help you and your family understand the treatment options (dialysis, transplant and non-dialysis supportive care), the importance of advance care planning, gives advice for dealing with practical matters such as work, money and insurance as well as tips for living well with kidne…
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Living Organ Donation Expense Reimbursement Program (LODERP-AB)

Administered by The Kidney Foundation of Canada.  The program may reimburse for expenses including travel, accommodations, parking, meals, loss of income.
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Eastern Ontario Chapter Bursaries for Post-Secondary Education

The Eastern Ontario Chapter of The Kidney Foundation of Canada has established three bursaries transplant patients and their families who wish to attend college or university within their chapter area.
 
Application criteria:
  • Applicant must be a kidney patient or part of the patient’s immedi…
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Northern Alberta and Territories Bursaries for Post-Secondary Education

Eligibility criteria:
  • Applicant must be a kidney patient or a transplant patient
  • Funds are awarded on an individual basis and according to need
  • Each bursary is $500
  • Application deadlines:
    • July 1st for fall semester
    • November 1st for winter semester
To apply:
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Short Term Emergency Financial Assistance

KFOC program offering last resort, short term assistance.  In Ontario applications are made through renal social workers at community units, hospital renal programs, or kidney care clinics.
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Je donne un rein

Avant le don:
  • Qui peut donner?
  • Les questions à se poser
  • L’aspect financier
  • La possibilité du don croisé
  • Les différents examens
  • Processus du don de rein
 
Après le don
  • Remboursement des dépenses
  • Les effets psychologiques
  • Les assurances
  • Progra…
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KFOC Atlantic Branch Bursaries for Post-Secondary Education

Transplant patients, their spouses, and their dependent children are eligible to apply if they're pursuing full-time or part-time studies at an accredited institution.
 
Four $500 awards are available every year.  A single individual may receive a bursary a maximum of two times.