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January 11, 2019

Adventures in Eldercare

January 2019

What is a Power of Attorney and Why it is Important

A Power of Attorney, also referred to as a POA, is a legal document that gives one or more persons the authority to make financial, property, and real estate decisions on your behalf....

April 26, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare   April 2014

The business of medicine, for most doctors in Ontario is fee-for-service and unfortunately this means that a physician’s income is directly dependent on the number of patients that he sees move through his clinic each and every...

April 25, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare  March 2012

Last summer, my 92 year old Aunt Mary boarded a plane at the Thunder Bay airport with the intention of attending her grand-son’s wedding in Toronto.  Aunt Mary has only one daughter and she and her family live in Scarborough.  There a...

April 25, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare  December 2011

Home for the Holidays?  Whether you’re going across town or across the country, holiday visits to parents and older relatives are a perfect opportunity to assess how they’re doing. Even though they assure relatives and friends that...

April 25, 2018

November 2010

Aging parents begin to rely on their adult children more and more.  In a family with multiple siblings there is the possibility that disagreements will arise over various aspects of care.  Communication is the key to minimizing these disagreements.  Here a...

April 11, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare - April 2011

While we are in the midst of this federal election campaign, throughout the promising and the posturing is a common theme- Eldercare!  People who work with the elderly are well aware of the gaps in service and the need for a more coh...