Baby Boomers

2016 Holiday Jingle

by Audrey Miller on December 20, 2016

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey, Baby Boomers

Please enjoy as intended, with a wink and a smile 🙂 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ T’was the fight before Christmas, when all families know, It’s better to forgive than tell them to F. O., Mom probably liked you better, if memory serves, So while I am a P.O.A., she will get what she deserves. Come on siblings and […]

I have been looking for some better words that more appropriately describe our current state of aging. In particular for me, the term ‘adult child’, just doesn’t measure up. I am referencing the grown up offspring of parents, who may now have offspring of their own. I do not mean adults who have the intelligence […]

Originally posted @ allaboutestates.ca on September 1, 2015 As we prepare for the return to school, you might be in the process of paying your child’s tuition or living expenses. Do you know what raising a child cost? Contrary to the figures below, it doesn’t stop when they reach 18 years of age. In 2011, […]

Life after retirement: Health care costs require careful planning  Audrey Miller, Special to Financial Post | May 13, 2015 11:44 AM ET Health is the one factor that advisers do not often take into account when aiding families with financial planning. The press has been writing about the greying of our population and how many […]

As a boomer, I have spent much time talking with my (women) friends about what we want for ourselves in a ‘retirement’ community. I am not sure that ‘retirement’ is the right word. I don’t plan on stopping work- any time soon. Until our (adult) children are launched, it is difficult to imagine picking up […]

Originally posted @ allaboutestates.ca on March 20, 2015 The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is an independent not for profit organization that was created in 1994. Their vision is “Better data, Better decisions, Healthier Canadian” A great motto. They recently released some interesting caregiving data which I felt important to share. Luckily, it is […]

Read about our Wellness Binder in today’s Financial Post

As a professional care manager, I have the opportunity to attend medical specialists appointments with my clients.  Many POA’s for Personal Care are also attending these appointments. As part of our preparation, their medical history is reviewed and summarized including highlighting the relevant reports, X-rays test results as well as including details of current medications; […]

Originally published at www.allaboutestates.ca on February 3, 2015: Caregiving and Work is not a new issue. Caregivers have been juggling work and care for some time. This has been a common refrain from those who consider themselves part of the Sandwich Generation. The Caregiving and Work project heralded by the Vanier Institute for the Family […]

Originally posted at www.allaboutestates.ca on December 8, 2014 I spent the weekend visiting with my mother. Catching up with her also includes hearing about her friends and what is new in their lives. The update I heard about many of them was very similar. Their health was failing and their children/grandchildren were not visiting (enough). […]