How To Be (Better)Prepared For Your Next Medical Appointment

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

In my day to day work, I have the opportunity to attend medical specialists appointments with my clients. Many POA's for Personal Care may find themselves in this role as well. As part of this preparation, their medical history is reviewed and summarized including highlighting the ...

Employed Caregivers: When Work & Caregiving Collide.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Caregiving and Work is not a new issue. Caregivers have been juggling work and care for some time. This has been a common refrain from those who consider themselves part of the Sandwich Generation. The Caregiving and Work project heralded by the Vanier Institute for the Family has been ...

January is still Alzheimer Awareness Month

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

January is Alzheimer Awareness Month and as it comes to a close, I am more mindful about the landscape of which we are all a part. Where Alzheimer’s has been a dementia of old age, we who are boomers are all experiencing memory problems and more of us, aged ...