Is It Time To Downsize?
August 1st, 2016
The real estate market of the Greater Toronto Area has provided its residents with the opportunity to sell their detached homes for $800,000, downsize to a condo for $300,000 or a bungalow for $550,000 and keep the difference minus mortgages and fees. This has empty nesters and seniors…….. Read more
Can You Hear Me Now?!
July 1st, 2016
In today’s ever changing and demanding society, people are often reminded that one of the most important things they can do for themselves is to take care of their health. This principle becomes increasingly more relevant as we begin to enter our “golden years”, where many seniors may find themselves in a higher risk category for a number of age related health concerns. In general, most of us are quite diligent at scheduling regular check ups with various health care professionals… Read more
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