You Get What You Pay For- A Free Service?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

I have written about innovative organizations and programs that will better the lives of seniors and serve them well. At the other end of the spectrum I feel I have the same responsibility to share concerns regarding ‘free’ elder care services and the fine print which the reader likely doesn’t ...

Having a Lease for Life= LifeLease Residential Options

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

I attended the Canadian Seniors Housing Symposium last week and while it was targeted to investors, builders, designers and CEO’s of seniors housing communities, there was some very interesting take aways for me. The direction of seniors communities is shifting with a greater emphasis on ways to attract the younger ...

The Overzealous POA for Personal Care

Monday, June 15th, 2015

A character I have encountered frequently in my practice lately is the “I-make-all-of-the-decisions-now-and-it’s-my-way-or-the-highway” POA for personal care (POAPC).  This person steps in and makes sweeping decisions without properly consulting the grantor and the grantor’s supportive family and friends.  Whether having mendacious or well-placed motives, an overzealous POAPC can do tremendous ...