Archive for the ‘Elder Care’ Category

Care @ Home.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

I have always stated that the Power of Attorney for Finances needs to be able to support the decisions made by the Power of Attorney for Personal Care. In order words, care needs should dictate where monies should be spent. The first part of the equation is understanding ...

Congratulations-It’s a Girl!

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

A new study reported on this week found that daughters are significantly more helpful than sons when it comes to taking care of their elderly parents.  Referencing data found from surveying 26,000 Americans, it seems that daughters spend on average 12.3 hours a month looking after an elderly parent versus ...

Aging = Depression?

Monday, August 18th, 2014

With the tragic death of Robin Williams, who touched so many of us with his humour, this week’s blog is about mental health and specifically, depression. The Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health tells us that depression is the most common mental health problem for older adults and has ‘profound ...