October 2013

Published at allaboutestates.ca on October 30, 2013 – 6:30 am | by Audrey Miller In keeping with my fellow bloggers True or False questions, I have a few of my own: – Canadians prefer to live with family members who could provide care to them rather than on their own. – Ontarians prefer to live […]

Wall Street Journal: TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2013 /CNW/ – Staying in their own homes and paying for home care as needed is by far the most appealing option (83 per cent) for Canadian Boomers as they head into retirement and consider future living arrangements that go along with aging. This is followed by living in […]

Kris McCusker Oct 24, 2013 02:42:53 PM 680 News TORONTO – Retiring boomers would prefer to stay put in their homes as they approach retirement and begin to ponder living arrangements, says a new Royal Bank of Canada poll. The Retirement Myths & Realities Poll says 83 per cent of survey respondents in the 50-and-over […]

BERTRAND MAROTTE The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Oct. 24 2013, 12:16 PM EDT – Last updated Thursday, Oct. 24 2013, 12:22 PM EDT Aging boomers don’t want to move out of their homes as they head into retirement, according to the results of a new poll. A majority of Canadians aged 50 and over […]

Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on October 22, 2013 I had the pleasure of attending an excellent presentation on The Other Side of the Coin: Personal Care and the Estate Lawyer. A number of esteemed lawyers presented on some of the challenges they experience and recent court decisions on power of attorney related matters. While it […]

Originally published in allaboutestates.ca on October 11, 2013: I had the pleasure of presenting at a recent Ontario Bar Association estates and trusts section session. The topic was ‘De-escalating the Family Feud’. Those of you who know me, know that one of my favorite expressions is ‘the only normal families are the families you don’t […]

Many families will be traveling this week for our Thanksgiving holiday. If you live in a different city than your parents, the time spent together during the holiday can allow you to see how well they are managing. Be aware of the small things and things that are different. For example, are you noticing weight […]

Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on October 3, 2013: ‘Sixty, Sexy and Striving’ …is the title of a new documentary being produced by a group of 20-somethings. When I was first approached by the Ryerson student interested in creating a film about seniors and sex, I was pleased to assist. Life after Loss is a topic […]