July 2013

Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on July 25, 2013: My colleague Diana Vieira titled her July 22, 2013 blog, Do You Need A Lawyer to Make a Will. An important topic and a theme which I will continue. Most individuals, who can afford it, hire a lawyer to prepare their wills and powers of attorney. Most […]

We’re hiring! √ Do you want to do something meaningful? √ Do you enjoy interacting with seniors and their families? √ Do you have life or work experience in geriatric care? Requirements: Excellent command of English language- will be answering phones, providing information and ‘intake’ Ability to write creatively University degree Marketing/sales experience Life or […]

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca July 17, 2013: It is late Friday afternoon, the very start of my one week holiday to Vermont and with drink in hand, I sit down to enjoy reading the Globe and Mail. As I started the Report on Business, I was captured by beautiful pictures on a page and Stuart […]

Originally published in allaboutestates.ca on July 9, 2013 I want to go gently into the good night- like most of us. However we don’t all get to choose. Last week I attended the shiva of a wonderful man who was a client of mine for many years. I had initially met his family when his […]

Has your mom refused to let the caregiver in? Is Dad not accepting of your offer to help? Parents don’t feel they need anything?

By: Kristin Kent Special to the Toronto Star, Published on Fri Jun 28 2013 Renya Onasick knows the challenges of caregiving. As a parent, an involved daughter and long-distance caregiver of her mother, Onasick is engaged in all family matters. This involvement comes with a price: the costs for eldercare, a critical component of future […]