December 2015

Family Caregiver Holiday Jingle

by Audrey Miller on December 24, 2015

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey

T’was the fight before Christmas, when all families know, It’s better to forgive than tell them to F. O., Mom probably liked you better, if memory serves, So while I am a P.O.A., she will get what she deserves. Come on siblings and get off your butts, I need alittle help, ‘cause I really am […]

I wanted to take this opportunity during a very hectic and busy time of year, to pause and to say thank you. It is your kind words and being able to ease your worry that reminds us of why we do what we do. More than common courtesy, which doesn’t seem to be so common […]

The Hidden Patient

by Audrey Miller on December 9, 2015

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey, Caregiving

Originally published on Dec 8, 2015: Did you get to watch The Agenda with Steve Paikin on December 4, 2015? The program was called The Hidden Patient TVO: When the Caregiver Needs Care. Last week’s show highlighted a number of key issues that continue to stress the need for health care navigation and access […]

I have been looking for some better words that more appropriately describe our current state of aging. In particular for me, the term ‘adult child’, just doesn’t measure up. I am referencing the grown up offspring of parents, who may now have offspring of their own. I do not mean adults who have the intelligence […]

With the holiday season around the corner, families will be spending more time together. Elder caring expert, Audrey Miller discusses how the holidays can be a good time to notice change and be proactive in a supportive and non threatening way. For many of us, holidays can be a difficult time. They can be filled […]