Archive for the ‘Elder Care’ Category

What if I can’t spell ‘WORLD’ backwards?

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Clinicians and lawyers are regularly exposed to a score on the Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE) also known as the ‘Folstein test’ after the developer of the most widely used cognitive screening tool in the world. Yet it is one of the most misunderstood and misinterpreted tests in Medicine, not to ...

Where to Go? Rise of the Senior Relocation Industry

Friday, July 11th, 2014

There is a growing industry that provides relocation assistance to older adults and their families. A lot of seniors are turning to professionals to make informed decisions to avoid the costly mistakes and remorse that can accompany major lifestyle transitions. The guidance that is available covers such things as whether ...

Living in a Cloud? It doesn’t mean what it used to!

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting as part of a panel at an Estate Planning Workshop organized by Mr. Christian Steinbock from Dominion Securities. I was joined by Ms. Indra Bharat, Financial Planning Consultant with RBC and Mr. Ismail Barmania, Estates and Trust lawyer at Barmania-Lawyers. ...