March 2011

March 29, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates “About 75 per cent of Canadians over 65 are reliable voters, meaning they voted in the last federal, provincial and municipal elections, according to the Statistics Canada General Social Survey (and nearly 90 per cent vote in federal elections). Targeting older voters is clearly an efficient […]

While it does not look like spring outside my window today, (with the snow falling) we do know that the month of March brings many things along with the hope of warmer days. It is also known as National Kidney month, Liver Disease month, National Epilepsy month and if that was not a busy enough […]

March 21, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates The media has been full of stories about people in Canada in conflict with their provinces’ health bureaucracies. For a long time we have heard about challenges in the health system to serve people quickly enough: billions invested in reducing waiting lists; efforts to improve emergency […]

March 11, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates I was preparing my blog for this week which was to be on bed blocking. I had found it interesting that while on vacation, the headline in London’s Daily Telegraph (Feb 24, 2011) was “Bed-blocking crisis in NHS as cuts hit care homes”. This was an […]

March 3, 2011; By: Jodi A. Weber, CLU, RHU All About Estates There has been discussion regarding Long Term Care Insurance. Have you wondered if it might be of benefit to you? Case Study: Bev, age 73 and Michael, age 75. Married, two children, both married with families. A carefully constructed Retirement and Estate Plan […]