Audrey Miller MSW, RSW, CCLCP, is a recognized expert in life care planning, aging and caregiving issues. She has been interviewed and has appeared on television, radio and national news publications. Audrey has an extensive background working with older adults and their caregiving families. As the author of hundreds of articles and blogs, Audrey shares her expertise and wealth of knowledge and experience at eldercaring.ca.
Fidelity Investments released their third survey “Family and Finance” in June 2016. They interviewed families with a parent over age 55 and having an adult child over age 25.
The key findings are very interesting. What parents want and what their
The Change Foundation ‘is an independent health policy think tank that works to inform positive change in Ontario’s health care system.’ They completed an in depth review based on the 2012 General Social Survey of Ontario’s family caregivers. A few of their
Regardless of ones’ age and background, care giving has its challenges.
In March, Globe and Mail published the article “Long-distance caregivers of the elderly torn between two locations”. I am pleased to share these tips with you.
These Long Distance Caring tips include:
Talk about it:
One of my favourite doctors to listen to is Dr. Brian Goldman.
His interview last week and subsequent blog aptly called ‘Palliative care needs a new name’ struck a chord with me and I felt it was an important issue to share.
The study referenced
I had the pleasure of attending a ‘hot talk on health’ sponsored by the Change Foundation, an independent health policy think tank. The panelists were Helena Herklots CEO from Carers UK and she spoke on ‘Lessons from the UK’ and Dr.