• BUY THE SHOES

    originally posted @allaboutestates.ca Congratulations to all of us- it is the first week of spring and we have managed through a difficult winter.  While we are here today and reading this blog- we have much to be thankful for. However there are so many of…

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  • Thinking About Comfort Care

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca The sun is finally shining,  we are having double digit temperatures and it is the start of the week.  While today’s blog topic on end of life treatment  may sound like a downer, thinking, talking and preparing for…

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  • Remembering Audrey Parker

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca Does her name sound familiar? Audrey was 57 years old when she died last month, by her own choice and with medical assistance. She had been diagnosed 2 years earlier with incurable cancer and had chosen to die on her own…

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  • Getting Ready for the Final Scene

    Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca While the majority of my work is assisting with the living process, these past few week has been occupied with planning for the dying process. I am currently working with two wonderful ladies who have both been assigned…

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  • A Directed Death

    Originally published @allaboutestates.ca My first blog of the New Year  may be about death. But it is about having as good a death as possible- (in your own bed while asleep) and of your choosing…..A recent  blog was about  a fellow who wanted to ensure…

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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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