elder care expert

Arete HR’s latest Head Forward podcast is out!  I was interviewed for this podcast on elder care, called  Role Reversal – Caring for Aging Parents. In each episode, they explore issues affecting mental health and well-being through conversation with experts.  I am featured as their expert in this new release.  Please click here to listen!

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 […]

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, […]

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca on March 30, 2015 For many, working with the elderly is not ‘sexy’. I personally hate that word, but it seems to be a common refrain. In my own profession, many social workers who are looking for placement opportunities and their first job, prefer to work with children. We have a […]

Buyer Beware: You Get What You Pay For

by Audrey Miller on November 4, 2014

in Baby Boomers

Would you pay for financial advice from someone who does a little investing on the side? Would you take real estate/home buying advice from the nice guy next door? Would you have your renovation done by a carpenter who has only worked on their own home? Would you have your brakes fixed by the corner […]

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 – […]

The Financial Cost of Care

by Audrey Miller on September 6, 2014

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey

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 – starting with some important […]

Originally published in allaboutestates.ca on Dec. 3, 2013: Many seniors are leaving our cold climate and heading someplace warm- at least for a couple of months. Like anything else, pre planning can go a long way in minimizing the change and reducing the adjustment time, especially if the traveler is dealing with memory issues. If […]

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:

Originally published at allaboutestates.ca on August 21, 2013: The Canadian Medical Association sponsored Ipsos Reid to conduct a poll among Canadians asking about our health care system. Their headlines were “Nine in 10 Canadians say all Governments Should Cooperate to Develop a National Strategy for Seniors Health Care”. Of course a national senior’s strategy is […]