• JUNE 22, 2020
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    Grateful to have had time to say goodbye

    It is with the heaviest of heart that I write today’s blog after saying my final goodbye to my mother. My mother often inspired my writings and most Monday’s she would send me a note, saying no more than ‘ hi lovey, good blog today’. It took a little…

    • JUNE 15, 2020
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    ICU is a lonely place to be.

    I won’t be posting a blog today as I am dealing with my own personal elder care emergency.  Thanks for your understanding.   Audrey

    • JUNE 8, 2020
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    12 Commandments For Seniors…

    12 Commandments For Seniors…

    I drove to Montreal this weekend to see my mother and she said that she had something for my blog.  So for alittle lightness, I am sharing a quarantine exchange that hopefully takes your mind off of COVID…. 1. Talk to yourself. There are times you need expert…

    • JUNE 1, 2020
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    Crisis in LTC: Worse Than We Imagined

    On May 26, 2020 the most horrible report detailing conditions at several Long Term Care facilities written by the Canadian Armed Forces was released. The Army was asked to assist in the five LTCs in Ontario that had a very high death rate. They included:…

    • MAY 30, 2020
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    Can A Broken System Be Fixed?

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca I don’t know about you- but I am struggling with our new normal and the mounting deaths in Long Term Care.  As you have been reading, for the last several years we have had major challenges in our Long Term Care system. …

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  • Living Fully Before Dying September 21, 2020
    While I cooked all familiar  traditional foods last week, the family celebration was very different and difficult this year.  Of course not having my mother at the table was primary but due to Covid we were only the immediate family. No cousins, no friends joined us this year. Such a... The post Living Fully Before […]
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  • How many shall die and who by plague? September 14, 2020
    While the New Year starts in January, Jews around the world celebrate another New Year, the birth of the universe, 5781 years ago based on the Hebrew calendar. While it is the first of the High Holidays, for many who may not attend synagogue, it is recognized and celebrated with... The post How many shall […]
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  • The last day of August…… August 31, 2020
    Labour Day used to  symbolize an end of summer holidays,  return to school for young people and back to work routine for most employers/employees.  However this year due to Covid 19, things are alittle more fluid or perhaps I should say- unknown and unsettled.  I thought I would take this... The post The last day […]
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  • Friday August 21, 2020 was World Senior Citizen’s Day. So What? August 24, 2020
    World Senior Citizen’s Day was originally founded by former president Ronald Regan in 1988. The goal of this day is to remind  various governments of its “ commitment to support senior citizens of the country”.  Well, I don’t think we have done very well… Dr. Samir Sinha wrote an article... The post Friday August 21, […]
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  • Enjoying Nature From An Armchair August 17, 2020
    Last week Ziggy and I resumed our visits with a couple of my clients who live in their own homes. As we all know Covid had restricted these visits and it was a welcome change after several months. Ziggy as you may recall is an ambassador dog with CNIB and... The post Enjoying Nature From […]
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