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
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.
Just before Betty was to undergo a partial bypass and valve replacement to her heart, she arranged for Seniors’Advocate.ca to be her representative. She asked me to accompany her on the day of her hospital admittance and it was noted by
I have often asked myself how many elderly and frail sitting in wheelchairs in the hospital lobbies waiting for transportation have the full support they need at home. The fragmentation of care is particularly evident in patient handoffs – whether
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
Joanne from Vancouver, worried about her mom. Her mom Gina lived in White Rock and the trips to White Rock to check in on her mom were starting to wear her out. It was getting harder and harder to manage