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Originally posted in 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 or phone 416 922 8005. Looking forward to meeting […]

Originally published at   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 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 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 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 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 […]