March 2012

March 30, 2012, Allaboutestates.ca Sometimes it is hard to leave work behind. While on vacation recently, my sister had purchased tickets to see a new play, In Basildon by David Eldridge. Not knowing what it was about, except that it had been well received by theatre goers, I soon realized that the issues faced by […]

March 14, 2012, Allaboutestates.ca I am frequently asked about payment of family members who have assumed a primary caregiving role. While there is no one answer, there are a few key considerations 1) What does the parent need? 2) What are the tasks that the family member would be doing? Note that what is needed […]

March 22, 2011, Allaboutestates: When touring retirement residences with my client who was in her late 90’s at the time, she turned and looked at me and said- boy, there are lots of old people here. I don’t think this is for me. I can tell you that it is a typical response; and quite […]

“>allaboutestates, March 6, 2012 by Audrey Miller: I was going to blog about the delisting of OxyContin however the topic of seniors and pain medications is of greater concern. Many seniors are over medicated and perhaps just as many may be under medicated. The issue is one that requires a fine balance; being sufficiently medicated […]