Dementia Education Without Leaving Home
June 1st, 2016
“I’d like to learn more about dementia and how to care for my mother, but how can I attend a workshop when I can’t leave my mom at home by herself?”
Research studies have shown that education and support for the caregiver has positive effects. However, those who are caring for a person living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia may have difficulty accessing the education that they need in order to feel more confident that they are providing the best care possible.
Have Fun While Aging!!
May 1st, 2016
Pleasure, fun, entertainment, sports, enjoyment, and hobbies might come to mind when you think of recreation. Recreation can be anything you want it to be. It is solely based on the individual. A variety of programs and activities can be made available to cater to the recreational and leisure needs of various populations, from children to seniors. Recreation plays a vital role in maintaining health, in recovery and post recovery…. Read more
5 Myths about Wills and Powers of Attorney
April 3rd, 2016
A will is probably the most important document you can and will ever sign. It is a snapshot of your assets, your debts and your wishes for the distribution of your estate when you are no longer around to explain them. Similarly, Powers of Attorney are important because they can outline the decisions that a substitute decision maker, or ‘attorney’, can make on your behalf if you are unable to do so yourself. This article will touch on the 5 myths about Wills and Powers of Attorney, and why it is so important to have them properly drafted. … Read more
Living “at Risk”: It’s My Right !
March 6th, 2016
Today we wanted to touch on a topic that is quite sensitive to many : The right to live at risk! Now you may ask, why would anyone want to choose to live at risk? Before you pass judgement let’s explore the matter a bit more closely.1 Let’s explore a common scenario: You or […]… Read more
Plan Well, Live Well, Retire Well: Why Pre- and Post-Retirement Seniors Should Have a Financial Plan
February 1st, 2016
Today’s article will focus on the importance of financial planning and the impact it can have on your life and lifestyle post-retirement. There are five topics that will be touched on and are strongly advised for anyone who is in or getting ready to enter into retirement. One should take these issues into consideration and speak to a professional about what you can do to prepare yourself and family for post-retiremen… Read more