Sharing the care: Tips for siblings caring for aging relatives

  I have a wonderful brother. Mind you, he wasn’t always wonderful. In fact, I didn’t put him in the “wonderful” category until he was married and had a few kids under his belt. Up until that time and depending on the circumstances, he was either in the “awful,” “overprotective” or “suspiciously being kind for Read more…

Would you go skydiving without a parachute?

You make plans on a daily basis — plans about where you want to live, plans about who you want to marry — your career, your life. Have you planned for what would be important to you if you aren’t able to make decisions for yourself about your medical care? Who would you want to Read more…

Love live the aging goddess – six ways to live a long and successful life

I am an aging goddess. Well, that’s according to the Victoria Goddess Race committee. In fact, I am one of 1,000 aging goddesses who partook in the inaugural Victoria Goddess 10K run last Sunday. I thought the term “aging goddess” was much more complimentary than the reality — “slightly overweight, seven minutes slower but wiser Read more…

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“You are amazing! What I tried to do in 2 months, you did in 1 week. You’ve helped us navigate the system, made sense of Mom’s disease, and gave back her independence and control. Thank you for making such a difference in Mom’s life and giving us, her family, complete peace of mind.”

– Mike G., Nanaimo, BC