Barb Kirby June 2017 Scrivener Magazine As we age, the ability to make our own choices and decisions can slip away from us. We start to lose decision-making ability . . . perhaps not because we are incapable but because
Your Personal Team for Later LIfe As we become more aware of the passage of time, we wonder who will be there for us when we aren’t able to do things for ourselves as easily. Who will be the best
Essence of Elder Care Planning_Looking Ahead Because we are living longer, we must decide how we want to live in later years when we may have significant aches, pains, or illness and it is not as easy to clean house
It Takes A Savvy Senior to Avoid Financial Fraud Published in: http://www.notaries.bc.ca/scrivener There are unscrupulous people who befriend unsuspecting vulnerable seniors with a goal of defrauding them of their savings and income. Who are these people who prey on the
Elder Care Experiences are Shared World Wide Published in the Scrivener Magazine Summer 2016 We are able to look at elder care through various mediums to get a worldwide perspective. Whether it’s through taking online courses, reading international articles, newsletters,
The Many Faces of Advocacy – Do You Need a Seniors Advocate? The term advocate should not be taken lightly. Its origins come from Roman Law Courts. In 1689, the Faculty of Advocates library was opened in Edinburgh. According to
Published: http://www.notaries.bc.ca/scrivener Alone in a Crowd pg24 As adults, we live our lives freely with privacy and independence, eating when and what we feel like, bathing when we want, and having people around us when we choose to do so.
My recent article published in the Scrivener Magazine speaks to the Holiday Season Comfort or Chaos Scrivener Fall 2015 of caring for elderly parents during the holiday season and how to prepare resulting in less stress for you and more
Chronic Stress Impacts Family Caregivers I recently had an article published in the Notary Society of BC’s spring edition of Scrivener Magazine, 2015, Volume 24(1). The caregiving role may be a short stint or long term, but it often plays a
To watch the corresponding video for this article click here As B.C.’s senior population grows, family members are often left navigating the seniors’ care system — a system they say is confusing and time-consuming.