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Originally posted in allabouteestates.ca on October 8, 2014: (Miller and Ruiter-Kohn) “For most people in the developed world, conversations about such topics (as death) never take place. Young people remark in passing that they would rather be dead than go into a nursing home; that they do not want to die in hospital; that they […]

November 6, 2014 Presentation

by Audrey Miller on October 2, 2014

in Home Care

I am presenting on November 6, 2014 at Russell Hill Retirement Residence  in Toronto at 6:30.  This presentation is open to the community and the topic is “Living Life the Way You Want”.  Registration is limited.  For more information, please download the flyer or email marketing@therussellhill.com or phone 416 922 8005. Looking forward to meeting […]

Originally published at rbcadvicecentre.com   Seniors Finance and Caregiving As we age, we face new challenges and have different financial needs. Seniors Finance and Care is a new part of the RBC Advice Centre where we will be sharing advice and information on a range of topics that are relevant for Seniors and their families […]

Originally published in allaboutestates.ca on June 25, 2014: I had the pleasure of touring a new facility that ‘gets it’. One Kenton is a state of the art residence designed exclusively for those with dementia. Demographics indicate that one in three persons over age 85 will develop a dementia. There is a shortage of appropriate […]

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Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on January 21, 2014 by Audrey Miller: I had an opportunity to participate in a discussion on resources provided by the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC for short). Part of my role as a geriatric care manager is to make sure our clients are living as well as they can and […]

Nov 5,2012 allaboutestates.ca In Flanders Fields the poppies grow… Remembrance Day is a significant day in the lives of many who endured the challenges of living during war times. As benefactors of their sacrifice, we sometimes forget that peace is a gift and the high price that was paid for it. Today we have young […]

September 5, 2012 allaboutestates.ca This past week I took a client to tour 3 retirement residences. Each had a distinctly different feel and look and on paper, all three met her criteria in terms of the 3 C’s. (Care, Cost and Choice) as had been established. See my May 23, 2012 blog on The 3 […]

allaboutestates, August 9, 2012: Actually the article title in the July 26th Globe and Mail was ‘Researchers find dangerous bacteria in hospital sinks.’ I had previously blogged on the importance of hand washing to reduce infections in hospitals ). I reported that according to Ontario Council of Hospital Unions, hospital acquired infections are the fourth […]