‘Lest We Forget’

by Audrey Miller on November 11, 2016

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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 soldiers who are […]

Family Dinners & Family Challenges

by Audrey Miller on October 2, 2016

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Mom’s matza balls didn’t taste as you remember? Noticing some changes? 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 […]

What does ‘Alternative Level of Care’ mean?

by Audrey Miller on September 8, 2016

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Originally published @allaboutestates.ca The Hospital News is a free monthly publication available in hospitals and related institutions across Canada. Their September 1, 2016 article titled “Hospital discharge: Reaching a breaking point” struck a chord with me and I wanted to share it with you. Readers of this blog are likely aware of the current crisis […]

There is no place like home.

by Audrey Miller on May 26, 2016

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Originally posted @ allaboutestates.ca This blog is about the importance of having a strong advocate and working with a supportive team. It seems every decade or so I am presented with a wonderful opportunity. I am leading a team that will bring Salli home. Home is her childhood family home where she has always lived […]

Doing Things Differently

by Audrey Miller on November 4, 2015

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Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca on November 4, 2015: The Health Innovation Collaborative (HIC) is a three year project supported by The Green Shield Canada Foundation Under the helm of Sarah Saso, the executive director, funding was provided to bring major community based organizations to collaborate to improve the lives of seniors. The goal of the project […]

Originally posted @ allaboutestates.ca on October 27, 2015: I had the pleasure of presenting at the RBC- DS ‘Capitalize on Change’ conference and a recurrent theme was the need for balance in our lives. We are all so busy. Add caregiving to a 50 hour + work week and something has to give; and typically […]

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca on July 27, 2015: I had the pleasure of watching the Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel  last week. For those of you who  have not seen either the First Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (full title The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly & Beautiful) or this sequel, I found it […]

The April 10, 2015 Globe and Mail had two interesting sections that seemed to me to be juxtaposed. I feel they should be integrated so hence this blog. One section was on Canada’s Best Workplaces. This was a sponsored content piece highlighting ‘Canada’s Best Workplaces for 2015’. I think it is great to highlight exemplary […]

Audrey’s Fact Sheet

by Audrey Miller on March 15, 2015

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Audrey Miller MSW, RSW, CCLCP, is a recognized expert in life care planning, aging and caregiving issues. She has been interviewed and has appeared on television, radio and national news publications, including: – Rogers Daytime Television – Financial Post – National Post – Wall Street Journal – Globe and Mail – Toronto Star – Maritime […]

Remembering our Soldiers

by Audrey Miller on November 12, 2014

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Originally published at allaboutestates.ca on November 12, 2014. 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. Sadly these wars are continuing and more soldiers are dying, some like Cpl Nathan Cirillo having never left Parliament Hill. We […]