Family feuds – mom always did love you best

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

On Sunday, November 23rd, CBC radio show, The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright, featured a segment entitled "Estates, wills and the entitled generation".  Mr. Enright welcomed two elder law experts to the show:  Jan Goddard - a well known and respected estates and elder law practitioner in Toronto - and Laura Tamblyn ...

Elder Abuse – helping to spread the word

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

I recently had the pleasure of presenting to a group of seniors on the topic of Elder Abuse. The event was organized by the Sunshine Group of Seniors, part of the San Romanoway Revitalization Association. I presented along with Police Constable Amir Butt of 31 Division. P.C. Butt explained that there are ...

A Perfect Storm

Friday, September 26th, 2014

First, I read an article in Maclean's titled Seniors and the generation spending gap (interestingy, the tablet edition has the more provocative title "Old and Loaded") which discusses how today's seniors are the "wealthiest generation in history". Next, I read Audrey's blog - September is World Alzheimer's Month - where I learned that one ...