Advice Centre

Audrey Miller has partnered with Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management Canada as their latest healthy aging partner and provides consulting services to their Advisors, Counsellors and eligible clients. These 3 videos are the latest release as part of an educational series. Please share and enjoy!

Caregiving, like dancing the tango, requires two people

Why preparing power of attorney documents can provide peace of mind

How to age well in our own homes safely, securely and comfortably

Planning Ahead

Previously as part of the RBC Advice Centre, these videos were shared to assist caregivers and families alike.

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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  • Giving Tuesday November 28, 2022
    This past weekend was the American Thanksgiving.  Black Friday sales and shopping and ‘savings’ ( an oxymoron, no?) advertisements were everywhere. Fortunately there is penance to be had with GivingTuesday, which is  tomorrow.  I can dissuade any guilt by giving to those less fortunate.   According to givingtuesday.ca, this is “a... The post Giving Tuesday appeared […]
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  • Please Pass the Gravy November 21, 2022
    Reposted as timeless advice: Now that border crossings have opened, many families will be traveling this week for the American Thanksgiving holiday. If you live in a different city than your parents, the time spent together during the holiday can allow you to see how well they are managing. Be... The post Please Pass the […]
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  • November is (Please) Make A Will Month November 14, 2022
    Reposted: My fellow bloggers and I write frequently about Powers of Attorney, however my concerns are often focused on the lack of planning when it comes to making Powers of Attorney for both Personal Care and Property. More specifically, although I do not have any statistical data, my subject matter... The post November is (Please) […]
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  • Thoughtful Planning is Never a Waste of Time November 7, 2022
    and most importantly, this is a story with a happy ending 🙂 I  would like to tell you about a friend of mine, who I’ll call D. D’s father developed signs of dementia in his late 70’s. Her mother began showing signs in her mid-80’s, and was formally diagnosed with... The post Thoughtful Planning is […]
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  • Time to take our heads out of the sand and embrace the challenges and gifts of dementia care October 31, 2022
    Guest blogger: Sasha Adler MSW, RSW (clinical manager with Elder Caring Inc.) CanAge, just released a startling report  that assesses Canada’s level of preparedness for the “massive influx of dementia patients that experts warn is set to overwhelm our health care system in the coming years”. To help visualize this... The post Time to take […]
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