June 2014

Originally published in allaboutestates.ca on June 25, 2014: I had the pleasure of touring a new facility that ‘gets it’. One Kenton is a state of the art residence designed exclusively for those with dementia. Demographics indicate that one in three persons over age 85 will develop a dementia. There is a shortage of appropriate […]

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Originally published in allaboutestates.ca on June 17, 2014: Continuing from my previous blog, the subject of Power of Attorney for Personal Care continues to require our attention. Fellow blogger Paul Fensom reviewed in his April 23, 2014 blog the results of the Scotia Poll finding that only 33% of respondents had a POA for property. […]

Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on June 9, 2014: My fellow blogger, Jasmine Sweatman addressed the important question of why people are reluctant to appoint powers of attorney. In her May 29, 2014 blog wrote: “Quite often clients believe that if equally ranked substitute decision makers disagree, then either the majority rules or the eldest is […]

May ENews

by Audrey Miller on June 4, 2014

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey, Newsletter

Elder Caring’s May 2014 Newsletter: I recently attended the annual conference of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers which took place in Nashville. As you may know, Geriatric Care Management in the States is well understood, however I realize that in Canada, there are many individuals who don’t fully understand the benefits a […]