April 2011

By: Audrey Miller MSW, RSW, CCRC, CCLCP CARP April 26, 2011 As the issue of caregiving is now getting election coverage, the costs of caregiving need to be better understood. These include tangible costs such as financial expenses and loss of income, as well as “soft” costs, such as emotional challenges and loss of opportunity […]

April 25, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates As the issue of caregiving is now getting election coverage, the costs of caregiving need to be better understood. These include tangible costs such as financial expenses and loss of income, as well as “soft” costs, such as emotional challenges and loss of opportunity faced by […]

April 14, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates “More than 2.3 million Canadian employees currently have caregiving responsibilities. Many experience work-life conflict serious enough to affect their job performance. Population aging guarantees that most of us will combine work and caregiving.” These quotes were taken from a wonderful round table discussion that I had […]

April 6, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates Thank you Margaret Wente for your column in Saturday’s (April 2, 2011) Globe and Mail. Ms. Wente wrote about the challenges that she and her husband encountered as she found herself in the care- recipient role and her husband in the care-giver role. Ms. Wente’s experience […]