November 2011

November 28, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates There has been much discussion lately regarding end of life decisions. Most recently the Court of Appeal of Ontario released its decision in June 2011 in the case of Rasouli v Sunnybrook Health Science Centre which looked at whether or not removal from a mechanical ventilator […]

November 18, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates Older adults who are over the age of 60 are five times more likely to have a higher risk rate of suicide than younger people. Depression is the most common mental health concern for older adults, affecting between 15 to 20 percent of older adults living […]

November 10, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates While caring for an aging parent, raising children, and working full-time, caregivers juggle many responsibilities. So how can caregivers manage their time? What options do they have? What is the different between home care and community based care? Is it worth paying a Personal Support Worker […]

November 2, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates I read a recent article on older Canadians staying at work and not retiring due to economic necessity (Globe and Mail, October 27, 2011). This raises concerns on several fronts. While the article quoted from Statscan research that ‘older Canadians who have fully retired typically report […]