February 2015

As a professional care manager, I have the opportunity to attend medical specialists appointments with my clients.  Many POA’s for Personal Care are also attending these appointments. As part of our preparation, their medical history is reviewed and summarized including highlighting the relevant reports, X-rays test results as well as including details of current medications; […]

Originally posted at allaboutestates.ca on February 12, 2015 Death and dying are not subjects most of us are comfortable discussing. This was changed on February 6, 2015 whereby the Supreme Court issued a life changing decision. By unanimous conclusion the Court struck down the ban on physician assisted death. This ‘assistance’ would apply in specific […]

Originally published at www.allaboutestates.ca on February 3, 2015: Caregiving and Work is not a new issue. Caregivers have been juggling work and care for some time. This has been a common refrain from those who consider themselves part of the Sandwich Generation. The Caregiving and Work project heralded by the Vanier Institute for the Family […]

Psychologica Interview: January 2015

by Audrey Miller on February 2, 2015

in In the Media

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Sarah Sheard, Editor for “Psychologica”, the magazine of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists.  This Special Edition Winter/Spring 2015 was on ‘Families’.  With 28% of Canadians (Stats Canada 2012) providing care to a family member/friend with long term health needs, demands on the family […]