• DECEMBER 7, 2020
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    Would You Consider A Robodog for Granny?

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca As we head into holiday season and continue with restrictions on family gatherings, I am acutely aware of how many people will be on their own.   I have blogged about isolation and loneliness and I think this year will…

    • NOVEMBER 30, 2020
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    Goodbye November

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca This past weekend was the American Thanksgiving.  In Canada we knew it was their Thanksgiving because advertising for  Black Friday sales was everywhere.   First it was on Friday, then it included Saturday and Sunday…

    • NOVEMBER 26, 2020
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    Please Pass The Gravy

    Every American Thanksgiving I wrote a blog regarding important thing to pay attention to when visiting with older relatives. Well, this year, Canadians are not travelling to visit- well- anyone. However, the States are different and many American families…

    • NOVEMBER 23, 2020
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    Here We Go Again- Round 2

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca As I write this blog, it’s grey, cold, there is snow on the ground and many of us have just started our second round of Covid lockdown. Not much to be excited about, yet as we put one foot in front of the other, we need…

    • NOVEMBER 16, 2020
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    Attitude of Gratitude

    Originally posted @allaboutestates. An ‘attitude of gratitude’  seems to be the mantra of the 2020 Masters Tournament commentators. Fans  are so happy to have the Masters on this year- albeit in November rather than April. It is a motto that more of us…

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  • Personal Support Workers (PSW)- an undervalued, underappreciated and a very tough job to boot. March 1, 2021
    But for many seniors, their  PSW becomes their best and closest support person. One of the major contributing factors to the  poor conditions typically found within Long Term Care has been the shortage of Personal Support Workers.  Simply not enough qualified hands to do the needed and necessary work of... The post Personal Support Workers […]
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  • When both parents have dementia…. February 22, 2021
    In the majority of families where there are still two parents living in the same home, the ‘well’ spouse becomes the primary caregiver to their husband/wife who has dementia. Caregiving for someone with a cognitive disorder is a full time job; especially when community supports, such as day programs and... The post When both parents […]
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  • The Year of the Ox February 8, 2021
    It was two years ago this week that I had the pleasure of celebrating the Chinese New Year in Taiwan. It now feels like a very distant memory yet one that I can vividly recall. This year, the Year of the Ox starts on February 12, 2021. In Taiwan the... The post The Year of […]
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  • More Than The Monday Blues…. February 1, 2021
    Friday, January 29, 2021 was ‘Bell Let’s Talk’ day and I forgot to tweet about it.   This is very surprising for me so I am reminding those of you who might have missed it as well.  Most of us are talking much more about good mental health and the toll... The post More Than The […]
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  • January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month January 18, 2021
    There has been so much going on that you may not know that January is Alzheimers Awareness month. Covid has taken over as the lead medical concern world wide. However I feel it important to recognize another major health issue that impacts many of us – which is dementia. I... The post January is Alzheimer’s […]
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