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Power of Attorney Abuses?

A former Toronto high society “Glitter Girl” is now facing charges that she defrauded an elderly Florida friend.

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David Silver, 78, dies on porch after hospital release on -37 C night

Winnipeg senior released from hospital in slippers, given cab slip to get home

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Elderly patient discharged to empty house not a ‘one-off’ case

Hospital system too uncoordinated to deal with influx of seniors.

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Body of missing senior found near Lynn Canyon

Joan Warren went missing from care home on Friday afternoon

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Mother with dementia ‘warehoused,’ daughter says

Dementia patient, 84, spent countless hours in hospital hallways, daughter says

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Old People Get Lonely – Call More Often!

Even if you think you call a lot, call more!

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Live One Hour Rogers TV Show with Mary Bart

Mary Bart, Chair of Caregiving Matters is going to be the special guest on Rogers TV show called:  “In the Know” on Wednesday October 9, 2013 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Her topics for the show include:   1.      Caregiver Demographics 2.      Consequences of caregiving 3.      Caregiving balance or burnout 4.      Dealing with Guilt 5.      […]

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W5 investigation reveals national crisis: homicide in care homes

The case of Frank Alexander’s death is heartbreaking yet far from isolated.

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Posted in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Assisted Living, Elder Abuse, Financial & Legal, Senior's Rights 2 Comments

When doctors hide pills in a patients’ food, is it a breach of trust or a ‘practical way’ to ensure they take their medicine?

It becomes a broader question of trust.

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Why You Need a Financial Power of Attorney

Advanced planning will ensure investments are protected if a parent’s mind starts to ail, avoiding potential problems and family fights.

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