• MARCH 28, 2022
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    Supporting Caregivers – Every Day

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca As we finally say goodbye to March and hopefully our  cold, snowy Canadian weather, I am looking forward to warmer days and resuming our new normal, whatever that might look like.  With April around the corner, our new…

    • MARCH 7, 2022
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    ” I am woman, hear me roar…”

    …In numbers too big to ignore And I know too much to go back an’ pretend ‘Cause I’ve heard it all before” -Helen Reddy 1971 Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca As the ‘regular’ Monday blogger, I am very pleased to have an opportunity to connect…

    • FEBRUARY 7, 2022
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    Carebots are (hopefully) coming soon!

    Posted from allaboutestates.ca It was 3 years ago this week that I enjoyed my last big trip away; a trip to Japan and Taiwan, that now feels like a life time ago. At that time Japan was leading the field in their use of technology and care robots.  They are…

    • JANUARY 31, 2022
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    Latest National Draft Standards for Long Term Care

    Originally published at allaboutestates.ca I spent much time yesterday reading the National Standard of Canada guidelines from the Health Standards Organization draft report on developing new standards for Long Term Care. This draft document is titled “Long-Term…

    • JANUARY 17, 2022
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    We are all feeling something…..different

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca Today’s newsfeed story: “It’s just another pandemic Monday”  Thank you Heather Mallick, Monday January 17, 2022.  I guess we are all feeling ‘something’. Yesterday was my father’s birthday.  He would have…

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  • Sumer time and the living is easy- but only if you plan ahead. June 27, 2022
    Are you planning any summer holidays?  Are you travelling alone or with your family?  Should you decide to vacation with your older parent, there are some pre planning tips that can make this journey more enjoyable for both of you. Firstly, know what type of holiday would be best for... The post Sumer time and […]
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  • Yesterday I watched the US Open and thought about my dad. June 20, 2022
    Yesterday was Father’s Day. Signs, announcements and broadcasters made it very difficult not to acknowledge the day. Is it not odd that we need to be reminded by those organizations that typically want us to purchase something? Well maybe we do need to be reminded to spend a moment either... The post Yesterday I watched […]
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  • ‘Wishful Thinking Isn’t Thinking’ June 13, 2022
    I continuously try to ‘live in the moment’ but I am often not successful. Today the sun is shining and Rory McIlroy just won his second Canadian Open. While it is exciting  for so many of us, for so many reasons, part of my day was spent supporting a dear... The post ‘Wishful Thinking Isn’t […]
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  • The Something Wonderful Theory June 6, 2022
    I thought I would mix things up today and repost this blog, written by my son. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I believe in what I refer to as the Something Wonderful Theory. Since you never know when something wonderful is about to happen in your life, you might as live view each new... The post The Something Wonderful […]
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  • When (Y)Our Help is Refused May 16, 2022
    “I don’t need anything…. I am fine…… Leave me alone…..” Do any of these refrains sound familiar to you? Last week I was part of a conversation during which a group of woman friends got together to brain storm ways to assist another one of their friends, who has a... The post When (Y)Our Help […]
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