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Would You Consider a Robodog for Granny?

As we head into holiday season and continue with restrictions on family gatherings, I am acutely aware of how many people will be on their own.   I have blogged about isolation and loneliness and I think this year will be particularly challenging for many. Two years ago I had the…

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Definition of (Essential) Family Caregiver

While we are still learning how best to live under the threat of either spreading or catching Covid, our long term care facilities are starting to also figure this out.  See: https://www.allaboutestates.ca/family-essential-visitors/ With  80% of all COVID deaths having occurred in LTC facilities, this is definitely too late for many…

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A Very Different Spring…

It has been a very difficult  week with the death count rising and more senior’s residences becoming infected. Yet at the same time we celebrated the first nights of Passover and Good Friday and Easter Sunday.  More than ever, this has become a time of reflection and as I keep…

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Here’s hoping for a Happy Monday.

It is hard to focus on anything outside of the current state of affairs and mounting challenges  as a result of Covid. Everyone’s lives are impacted at some level, so today’s blog discusses a few elder care concerns I am seeing. Most recently I have read that the Ontario government is…

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Uber Eats on Face Time?

It is Sunday and around the time when I normally sit down to write my weekly blog post. However it doesn’t feel like a Sunday and I don’t think tomorrow is going to feel like a normal Monday morning either. We are not in ‘normal’ times.  I had a ‘Zoom’…

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Let’s meet for a virtual coffee!

Today’s blog is sent from my home office to yours, as you are likely  working from home- whether you are already in self quarantine or being socially distant and respectful. So much can change in one week and hard for us all to imagine what next week will bring.  However…

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