• DECEMBER 13, 2020
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    CRISIS IN LONG TERM CARE: The Whole Story

    Blog # 1: Setting the Stage THE WHAT: Recently on most days newspaper articles are highlighting some injustice or abuse regarding seniors living in Ontario’s Long Term Care facilities, commonly known as ‘nursing homes’ or ‘old people’s home’. This…

    • 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…

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  • Getting Lost In The System May 3, 2021
    And I don’t mean figuratively, I mean literally.  I heard two stories this past week of two elderly individuals who are both quite compromised with dementia.  One lives in a retirement residence and the other lives in her own home with care support. In both instances, they had a fall... The post Getting Lost In […]
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  • Federal 2021 Budget Highlights For Canadian Seniors April 26, 2021
    Federal Budget 2021 Highlights summarized by National Institute on Ageing: Today’s blog will highlight important 2021 budget information as it relates to Seniors.  I have used  the NIA COMMENTARY ON THE 2021 FEDERAL BUDGET[1]  as they have said better that I. 1.       Delivering an Apology to Canada’s Seniors ... The post Federal 2021 Budget […]
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  • Alternatives to Long Term Care April 19, 2021
    With the reputation of Long Term Care Homes hitting a new low, it comes as no surprise that seniors want to grow older in their own homes. A few facts: The number of seniors increased by 4.2 million over the past 38 years. Over the next 22 years Canada will... The post Alternatives to Long […]
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  • You can’t choose your family but you can choose your friends April 12, 2021
    Further to my fellow blogger’s April 4, 2021 read, I thought I would continue the discussion on the importance of appointing an attorney for property and my particular area of interest, care.  Have you ever wondered what would happen if you didn’t have a family member who could assume the role... The post You can’t choose […]
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  • Interesting Information for Monday Morning April 5, 2021
    Ok- interesting for me and hopefully for you too. 1. Q: Did you know as of April 1 2021 the LHIN has a new name? A: Home and Community Care Support Services  (HCCSS) which was the LHIN and before that it was the CCAC (Community Care Access Centre).  I am... The post Interesting Information for […]
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