elderly care

Gone Missing….

by Audrey Miller on August 4, 2016

in Articles & Blogs by Audrey, Dementia

Originally posted @ allaboutestates.ca A few weeks ago, I had a client go missing. He walked out of his house early one morning while his wife was still sleeping.  He was found 24 hours later, having walked for miles.  There are more and more stories of seniors who walk out of their home and get […]

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca We are aware that there is a shortage of doctors in Canada. Now as there are more seniors over age 65 than there are children under 15 years of age, the question is who will look after them? Geriatricians are specialists in the care of the elderly.  They have specialized training which […]

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca April 5 was Provincial Family Caregiver Day. Regardless of ones’ age and background, caregiving has its challenges. I know that readers of this blog come from different provinces. I am not sure if we have followers from different countries and if so, we welcome hearing from you. However, regardless of where you […]

Long-distance caregivers of the elderly torn between two locations ANNA SHARRATT, Special to The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Mar. 24, 2016 7:56AM EDT When it comes to caring for her sister-in-law Bea, who at 62 has had Alzheimer’s for 14 years and lives alone, Janice Kraayenhof has tried to think of everything. She has […]

Originally posted in allaboutestates.ca on Jan 13, 2014: January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Like many of you, I think about Alzheimers quite often; not only the (not so) occasional memory lapses but for anyone who lives with dementia- closely impacting their own lives- the devastation it can bring. Do we need a special awareness month […]