October 2012

October 26, 2012: allaboutestates.ca An announcement was made on October 9, 2012 by (soon to be former) Premier Dalton McGuinty that additional services can now be provided by pharmacists in Ontario. This decision is part of the government’s action plan to make health care more accessible. McGuinty announced that pharmacists who have been given appropriate […]

Reprinted in The Enterprise Bulletin: Focus on Seniors, October 19, 2012

Allaboutestates.ca October 18, 2012: The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal concluded that the employer failed “in its procedural and substantive obligations under the duty to accommodate.” Lyndon Devaney began working as an architect at ZRV Holdings, a holding company for Zeidler Partnership Architects, in 1982. In the 1990s, his mother’s health became an issue as she […]

Fall 2012 ENews

by Audrey Miller on October 11, 2012

in Newsletter

A Word from the Managing Director Welcome to October! A time of season change and for many, a time to start new projects. However, before starting something new, it is important to take a moment to pause, reflect and appreciate the moment. For caregivers, adding any new project can sometimes feel overwhelming. I frequently blog […]

The World Heath Organization celebrates the 20th Anniversary of World Mental Health Day. So how are we doing? I have reposted this earlier blog that shares some important points to remember. Depression is the most common mental health concern for older adults, affecting between 15 to 20 percent of older adults living in the community. […]

Article by David Sherman: The sandwich generation

October 1, 2012 allaboutestates.ca: My colleagues, Jasmine and Elaine have both commented on when a POA for Finance should/can be acted upon. What about a POA for personal care? The power of attorney for personal care allows the attorney to make decisions about where a person lives, what they eat, safety, clothing, personal hygiene, health […]