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
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,
Long-term Care Facilities Survey, April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014 According to Statistics Canada a recent survey that contributes to an understanding of the health sector and its relative input to the economy states: There were 1,519 long-term care
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
As a seniors advocate and eldercare specialist, I often see how the elderly become isolated and lose their ability to participate in real life activities whether because they’re in a long term care facility and have less contact with family and friends,
As we age we have to contend with many changes to our health and lifestyle and as friends pass away we struggle with loneliness because we have fewer opportunities to develop new friendships due to limited mobility or financial issues.
I have met many people over the years who think they have taken care of their retirement because they have contributed to an RRSP and their mortgage is paid up. But taking retirement is not simply a matter of having
By Verena Menec Expert Advisor EvidenceNetwork.ca WINNIPEG, MB – Stories abound in the media about how seniors are going to bankrupt the health care system or how the Canadian pension system will collapse under the burden of a growing senior