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 ...

An Emotional Afternoon.

Friday, August 8th, 2014

I have been a practicing social worker for over 30 years. During this time I have tried to not "social work" my family. Not an easy feat especially over the last 10 years since starting Elder Caring and having aging parents. This past weekend I returned to my home ...

Having The Last Word

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

The Globe and Mail’s 'Public Editor’, Ms. Sylvia Stead, wrote a piece in the July 26, 2014 Saturday paper called ‘When capturing a life in a few hundred words, try to avoid mistakes’. Good advice. I have been reading obits for the last few decades and I would say they ...