• NOVEMBER 9, 2020
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    Pick your ‘3 C’s’

    Originally published @allaboutestates.ca I  first introduced my 3’C’s in a blog at @allaboutestates   which addressed living options and ways to consider what care settings. Some of you may recall that my 3 C’s are: Care, Cost, Choice. I am reposting…

    • NOVEMBER 2, 2020
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    MCI= More Thank Just Forgetfulness

    Originally published @allaboutestates.ca Are there any ‘THIS IS US’ fans out there?   I watched the Season 5 Premier this past weekend.  No spoiler alerts here but it was a very timely show, which discussed Covid, Black Lives Matter and feuding siblings. …

    • OCTOBER 26, 2020
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    There Is No Place Like Home

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca Survey says: “91 per cent of Canadians of all ages and almost 100 per cent of Canadians 65 years of age and older reported that they plan on supporting themselves to live safely and independently in their own home as long…

    • OCTOBER 21, 2020
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    The First of the Firsts

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca Everything is different since Covid began and the activities we used to take for granted are now being sorely missed. Family celebrations are so important and there were many that could not be celebrated together. This past…

    • OCTOBER 7, 2020
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    National Seniors Day

    Originally published @allaboutestates.ca National Seniors Day was celebrated on October 1, 2020.  I am not sure ‘celebrated’ is the right word.  Most of us don’t feel like celebrating these days and should we be so inclined- we are significantly restricted. …

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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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