Family Conflict

Many families will be traveling this week for our Thanksgiving holiday. If you live in a different city than your parents, the time spent together during the holiday can allow you to see how well they are managing. Be aware of the small things and things that are different. For example, are you noticing weight […]

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca July 17, 2013: It is late Friday afternoon, the very start of my one week holiday to Vermont and with drink in hand, I sit down to enjoy reading the Globe and Mail. As I started the Report on Business, I was captured by beautiful pictures on a page and Stuart […]

The day after…. Mothers. We all had one. Sometimes we know them and sometimes we do not. We may not always like them, love them or get along with them. Sometimes we are able to recognize that we are just like them; perhaps sharing the very same traits that perhaps we would rather not see. […]

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca A refrain that I have been hearing/sharing over the last few days is ”we may not like their decisions, but it is their decision to make” ( as long as they are capable). Every day as capable adults we take risks, whether it is walking when the light is red or […]

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca Holidays and families. A little jingle to get you going, with a new 2012 stanza added. T’ Was the fight after Christmas, when all families know, It’s better to forgive than tell them to F. O., Mom probably liked you better, if memory serves, So while I am a P.O.A., she […]

Reprinted from allaboutestates.ca Holidays are partially about tradition and in keeping with that theme, I have reprinted a holiday recipe that I wrote and was printed in CARP magazine. While we are a year older and hopefully a little wiser, the message is timeless. It is getting to be that time again and holidays are […]

Sept. 21, 2012, allaboutestates.ca by Audrey Miller There are so many things that I wanted to write about for today’s blog; including that today is World Alzheimer’s Day which is important to note as the incidence of dementia and Alzheimers appears to be steadily on the increase. Today in Canada, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s […]

allaboutestates. July 31, 2012: The more people/families I meet, the more I am amazed that there can be so much conflict that continues….. Many estate practices are busy because of familial conflict. We all know families that are not on speaking terms. In most cases, money has something to do with it. However there is […]

Posted on allaboutestates, June 18, 2012: It was hard not to know that yesterday was Father’s Day. Signs, announcements and broadcasters made it very difficult not to acknowledge the day. Is it not odd that we need to be reminded by those organizations that typically want us to purchase something? Well maybe we do need […]

Allaboutestates.ca Written on May 14, 2012 – 7:37 am | by Audrey Miller: In preparing my blog for today, I wanted to celebrate mothers and especially the important role that they play in all of our lives. I have reposted Carol Bradley Bursack’s blog originally posted on www.Aging.com on May 01, 2012 who eloquently sums […]