Caregivers

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca Last week I had the  pleasure of presenting to a group of caregivers from the Alzheimers Society Kingston Frontenac & Addington chapter.  One thing that everyone in the group had in common was that they were all loving someone who had a diagnosis of dementia.  Just to refresh terminology, “dementia is a […]

Caring for Caregivers- Survey Says……..

by Audrey Miller on November 3, 2016

in Caregiving, Home Care

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca The time is NOW (or if we’re being honest, the time was years ago) for the Canadian government to start offering comprehensive support for caregivers. In her op-ed “We need to start caring for caregivers,” Janet Fast says: “We can no longer afford to treat family care as essentially free labour, undertaken […]

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca I attended the funeral of one of our long time clients last week; a wonderful lady who lived a full 90 years. Two of her three grandchildren were her Powers of Attorney for Care. All three lived out of town, two in a different country. Her bank held her Power of Attorney […]

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca Compassionate Care Benefits, slowly but surely we are making progress. 28% of Canadians aged 15 and over provide care to family members or friends with long term health conditions (2012, Statistics Canada, Family Caregiving: What are the consequences). We are well aware that as we are an aging society there will be […]

Family Caregiver Holiday Jingle

by Audrey Miller on December 24, 2015

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey

T’was the fight before 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 will get what she deserves. Come on siblings and get off your butts, I need alittle help, ‘cause I really am […]

The ECaring Channel: How To Hire A PSW

by Audrey Miller on November 25, 2013

in Uncategorized, VBlog

The ECaring Channel: How To Hire A PSW: