Health Care

Seniors Do Have Sex

by Audrey Miller on February 11, 2016

in Health Care

Valentine’s day is this weekend. For many it has become a Hallmark holiday (ie the card I picked up & put down, for my husband was $12.00) however let the day serve as a reminder of the importance of love, romance and sex. The baby boomers are getting older and while 60 has become the […]

Special to the Globe and Mail: RBC Retirement Talk, Jan 27, 2016: Read: Aging in place: How to make your home a retirement haven: Content from RBC Retirement Talk Published Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 8:18AM EST Last updated Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 8:18AM EST There’s an old proverb that says, “Home is where the heart […]

Globe and Mail published January 28, 2016: Audrey was interviewed as part of this retirement series: Baby boomers caring for their aging parents have long faced challenges, from taking on this added role as caregivers to juggling the time demands of work and their own children’s needs. These boomers – often referred to as the […]

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca on January 21, 2016: I am currently working with two wonderful sisters who are in their 90’s. Neither ever married, neither had children and all other family has pre-deceased them. These ladies have been completely independent, living on their own in a rented apartment, where they have lived since the building was […]

Originally published @allaboutestates.ca on November 12, 2015: One of the most important components of good caregiving and in fact, good health – is advocacy. Report after report refers to the need for patient navigation. I, along with my fellow bloggers have all echoed the importance of Powers of Attorney. Having someone who knows your wishes, […]

The Older Claimant

by Audrey Miller on September 10, 2015

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey, Elder Care, Health Care

Originally posted @ allaboutestates.ca on September 10, 2015 The Ontario Automobile Insurance Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule was revised on August 27, 2015 and further cuts to the coverage for injured claimants was made. These changes take effect on June 1, 2016. For the most seriously injured, those claimants who have sustained a ‘catastrophic injury’, the […]

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca on July 16, 2015 A lot can happen in a year. Last June, I blogged about an ‘Innovative New Community for Individuals Living with Dementia’. I highlighted how One Kenton had been able to create a state of the art residence exclusively for those individuals with dementia. Now one year later, […]

Originally posted at allaboutestates.ca on June 10, 2015 I spent last Saturday which was a beautiful and sunny day, attending a workshop on Advanced Directives. An interesting way to spend a Saturday afternoon, were the comments I received from family and friends. An Advance Care Directive (ACD) ‘is the document in which you make known […]

Life after retirement: Health care costs require careful planning  Audrey Miller, Special to Financial Post | May 13, 2015 11:44 AM ET Health is the one factor that advisers do not often take into account when aiding families with financial planning. The press has been writing about the greying of our population and how many […]

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca on May 5, 2015 Son: Mom, turn a light on, it’s getting dark outside. Mom: It’s ok, I’ll just sit here in the dark. Son: Mom, it’s cold and raining outside. I will call a taxi for you. Mom: It’s senior’s day at Shoppers, I will take the bus. Son: Now […]