• AUGUST 30, 2021
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    Another Goodbye

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca I have written about my work with my long time elderly client, Audrey, for some time. Through these blogs, I have shared the loss of her sister, her prior discharge from palliative care,  her 100th (and 101) birthday,…

    • AUGUST 16, 2021
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    Having An Advocate: Critical So Your Wishes Can Be Respected

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca Readers of this blog may remember that I have been working with a wonderful woman who is now 101 years of age.  She is a ‘solo senior or elder orphan’ or simply put, a single woman who never married, never had children…

    • AUGUST 9, 2021
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    Dementia: Therapeutic Fibbing OR Going With the Flow?

    Originally published @allaboutestates.ca This past week I had an interesting discussion with some of my team members (registered social workers and occupational therapists ) on whether or not it is appropriate to tell a white lie with individuals living with…

    • JUNE 9, 2021
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    June is Senior’s Month

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca A few weeks ago I provided a summary  of the Federal Budget and what is offers to seniors.  Well, I received over 30 comments and the blog readers all said the same thing- Mr. Trudeau has ignored those of us between…

    • MAY 17, 2021
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    Thank You Carers

    Originally posted @allaboutestatates.ca May is National Caregivers Month. Now more than ever, the challenge of being a caregiver feels more of a ‘challenge’ than any other word that I can think of. It can be joyful, rewarding, an honor, an opportunity and…

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  • Does This Sound Familiar? October 18, 2021
    Son:     Mom, turn a light on, it’s getting dark outside. Mom:   It’s ok, I’ll just sit here in the dark.   Son:     Mom, it’s cold and raining outside.  I will call a taxi for you. Mom:   It’s senior’s day at Shoppers, I will take the bus.   Son:     Now that... The post Does This Sound […]
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  • Turkey, Dementia and Giving Thanks October 4, 2021
    Thanksgiving is next Monday so I thought I would share a blog that highlight some tips when visiting with family, who you may not have seen for a while.  If you live in a different city than your parents, the time spent together during the holiday can allow you to... The post Turkey, Dementia and […]
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  • Balancing Work and Care September 27, 2021
    As school resumes and as businesses  are starting to offer the option of going into an office, I thought I would address another important topic, which is balancing work and caregiving. I always review my previous blogs and my very first blog with allaboutestates was eleven years ago on this... The post Balancing Work and […]
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  • World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month 2021 September 20, 2021
    September is World Alzheimers Awareness Month and the  21st is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Day.  Alzheimers is a  health crisis, in my view , that impacts everyone and one that is not based on culture, gender, ethnicity, or social economic background.  Alzheimers is the most common form of dementia and one... The post World Alzheimer’s Awareness […]
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  • Supporting Seniors: An Important Election Issue September 13, 2021
    There is a lot going on this month, including World Alzheimers Awareness Month.  However the election takes priority for me.  Next week’s blog will focus on dementia issues but for today, the focus of this blog is on what the federal parties are considering regarding supporting seniors and their caregivers.... The post Supporting Seniors: An […]
    Audrey Miller