January 2012

allaboutestates, Written on January 31, 2012 – 7:43 am | by Audrey Miller There is a Canadian wide shortage of hospital beds and a Canadian wide philosophy to move people through the system as quickly as possible. I had previously blogged on the emotional issues of bed blockers which continues to make headlines. This focus […]

Moved out of the country and left your aging parents behind? Worried about taking that promotion? Not sure how your aging mother will manage if you move to another city? Travel required for work, your parents need you and you are the only child? When caring for a parent or aging loved one becomes more […]

Written on January 23, 2012 – 7:49 am | by Audrey Miller, allaboutestates.ca: January continues with Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. While I fear that this will be the largest medical challenge we will be facing over the next many years, we are not well prepared. Most of us are in denial. We don’t want to acknowledge […]

Written on January 13, 2012 – 7:49 am | by Audrey Miller, allaboutestates.ca While there is no known cure, researchers (Lancet Neurology:July 19, 2011,Early Online Publication) have identified common risk factors for the development of Alzheimer’s Disease. These risk factors include: * Low education: “Use it or lose it” is an important credo in Alzheimer’s […]

Written on January 5, 2012 – 7:27 am | by Audrey Miller, allaboutestates.ca. I am so glad that another year has passed; considering the alternative….. While there may be moments that we despair I am glad to be on this side of the grass. On this positive note, I wanted to highlight research that is […]