September 2012

The Elephant in the Room Published in the Vanier Institute of the Family, Summer 2012, TRANSITION MAGAZINE

Sept. 21, 2012, by Audrey Miller There are so many things that I wanted to write about for today’s blog; including that today is World Alzheimer’s Day which is important to note as the incidence of dementia and Alzheimers appears to be steadily on the increase. Today in Canada, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s […]

September 13, 2012: There is a helpline for seniors, and service is available there in 150 languages. It’s toll-free. 1-866-299-1011. Of course, not every senior will be able to call for the advice. There is no requirement to report Elder Abuse to anyone, as there is for child abuse. But sometimes, action is required. […]

September 5, 2012 This past week I took a client to tour 3 retirement residences. Each had a distinctly different feel and look and on paper, all three met her criteria in terms of the 3 C’s. (Care, Cost and Choice) as had been established. See my May 23, 2012 blog on The 3 […]