Advice Centre

Audrey Miller has been working with the Royal Bank of Canada as their subject matter expert and have produced a series of educational videos on Seniors Finance and Caregiving for their advice centre.

Have a look at our videos below. Please share and enjoy!

Planning Ahead

Are you new to caregiving? We can help get you started. When is the time to start the conversation? Talk to your parents and siblings before there is a crisis.

There Is No Place Like Home

Tips on making your home safer and the importance of reducing falls risks.

Emotional Cost of Caring

What is caregiver burnout? Learn about the importance of respite care and how to find it.

Staying Close At A Distance

Importance of having the conversation, powers of attorney and knowing your loved one’s wishes, when you live afar.

Balancing Work and Caring

Absenteeism, presenteeism, juggling too many roles? Tips for finding the balance.

Making the Right Move

Retirement, long term care, assisted living, what the difference? Learn about the 3 C’s™ of choosing a new residence.

The Carer’s Planning Guide

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  • You Are No Longer Welcome Here July 26, 2021
    I recently had a very negative experience with the administration of one of the Long Term Care residences where our client  has resided over the last four years.   The PSW’s from a reputable home care company were told that they were no longer welcome  in this facility.  While I am... The post You Are No […]
    Audrey Miller
  • Adult Dependent Children: ‘Grown ups’ who need support on a lifelong basis July 19, 2021
    We are living longer- everyone is.  Over the last few months I have seen an increase in referrals by older adults who are doing their estate planning AND need to  ensure care and financial arrangements are in place for their adult dependent offspring. My legal and trust colleagues can describe... The post Adult Dependent Children: […]
    Audrey Miller
  • Resuming Life in Long Term Care (or least trying) July 12, 2021
    As of July 7, 2021, Step 2  of the ‘Roadmap to Reopen’, restrictions on visitors to our Long Term Care settings have been opened up. In terms of vaccination requirements, the Ministry have required staff to either: Proof of vaccination Provide a documented medical reason for not being vaccinated Participate... The post Resuming Life in […]
    Audrey Miller
  • Delirium, a few things to note: July 5, 2021
    I had previously written about hospital acquired delirium https://eldercaring.ca/hospital-acquired-delirium/ which I believe merits reposting. Delirium is one of the 3 big ‘D’s that we see with our older clients. The other ‘D’’s are dementia and depression. Over this past year, in addition to Covid- people still got sick; especially common... The post Delirium, a few […]
    Audrey Miller
  • When Our Parents Refuse Our Help June 28, 2021
    I speak with adult children daily who call because they are concerned that their parent is not doing well and they feel, needs help.  I have found that the refusal to accept help may fall into a number of different categories. Denial: Refuse to accept reality of the situation Responsibility:... The post When Our Parents […]
    Audrey Miller
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