January 2014

Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on January 29, 2014: Yesterday was Bell Canada’s ‘Let’s Talk’ day which is in support of mental health awareness. Bell has opted to talk openly about mental illness with the hope of reducing stigma so that people can get the help they need. One in five Canadians will have or have […]

Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on January 21, 2014 by Audrey Miller: I had an opportunity to participate in a discussion on resources provided by the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC for short). Part of my role as a geriatric care manager is to make sure our clients are living as well as they can and […]

Originally published in Rehab & Community Care, Fall 2013 by Bonnie Schroeder, MSW, RSW & Audrey Miller MSW, RSW, CCRC, CCLCP: While professional assistance is usually directed to the care recipient, as health care professionals we need to be cognizant of the needs of the caregiver as well. The purpose of this article is to […]

Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on Jan 13, 2014: January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Like many of you, I think about Alzheimers quite often; not only the (not so) occasional memory lapses but for anyone who lives with dementia- closely impacting their own lives- the devastation it can bring. Do we need a special awareness month […]

Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on Jan 3, 2014: Happy New Year. I write this blog at the end of 2013 while we have power. What I mean is we have power back after 4 days without. We were one of the lucky ones- without heat or hydro for only 4 days. Our phones and internet […]