August 2013

Originally published at on August 29, 2013: While students had a summer holiday from their studies, many young carers did not get a break from their caregiving responsibilities. Recent research from the Vanier Institute of the Family reveals that 12% of young people identify themselves as being a caregiver. (Please see my previous blog) […]

When Staying Home is No Longer Possible, Know Your Options. Brought to you by Elder Caring Inc. and the RBC Advice Centre.

The Financial Cost of Care

by Audrey Miller on August 22, 2013

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The monetary costs of providing care: The Financial Cost of Care, brought to you by Elder Caring Inc. and the Royal Bank of Canada Advice Centre

Caregiving – Terms to Know We’ve compiled a list of some key terminology that new or experienced caregivers should be familiar with. Brought to you by Elder Caring Inc.

Originally published at on August 21, 2013: The Canadian Medical Association sponsored Ipsos Reid to conduct a poll among Canadians asking about our health care system. Their headlines were “Nine in 10 Canadians say all Governments Should Cooperate to Develop a National Strategy for Seniors Health Care”. Of course a national senior’s strategy is […]

E Caring Channel Series: Elder Abuse Awareness

by Audrey Miller on August 13, 2013

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Originally published at on August 13, 2013 Changes to how publicly funded physiotherapy programs are delivered in Ontario is coming. The move to delist 90 + physiotherapy clinics from OHIP which would have immediately impacted seniors, has been halted by Justice Thomas Lederer. A panel of three judges will review the situation August 31. […]

Originally posted in on August 2, 2013: I had the pleasure of getting together with some friends and colleagues this past week to celebrate a birthday. After catching up with work and family updates, the conversation turned to our own health concerns. This included a discourse on changes with our eye sight, our night […]