Cliff Boldt

“Gerontologist and columnist Wendy Johnstone has hit the mark with her book Get your Eldercare Affairs in order, a “how to” book that doesn’t insult the intelligence and does stimulate thought – and helps us identify our own solutions.  Wendy stimulates curiosity about what to do.  What can we do to make it easier for Read more…


“The Organizer is great – very easy to read (user-friendly) and nice clean, simple forms to complete.” – S.N., Lawyer

Bernice Balcean

“For years I have been waiting for something like this to come to my help.  I have been trying to get my life organized but the results of my so called “organization” are several pages of valuable information scattered in various “safe” locations, with instructions for future reference scattered in a variety of locations.  Now Read more…

Dianna Talbot

“In the fall of 2015 my mother was 85 years young, driving and living independently.  I believed I was being proactive and planning well ahead when I attended Wendy Johnstone’s Eldercare Planning workshop.  I was so impressed by her wealth of knowledge that I purchased my copy of Get Your Eldercare Affairs in Order before Read more…

Fred M.

“Wendy is a very professional & compassionate woman who helps caregivers map our way through “the system” while we work with aging parents and loved ones who need our support. When seeking advice & guidance on my own aging parents, Wendy gave me suggestions and ideas that were extremely helpful.  I faithfully read Wendy’s column Read more…

Jim T.

“When our family was faced with an eldercare crisis, we had no clue what our next steps were and were desperate for help.  Wendy was a magical lifeline, helping us to survive the ups and downs and making sure our feet were firmly planted on the ground with our compass facing North.” – Jim T., Read more…

Tips for including elderly family members in holiday celebrations

For most of us, holidays go hand in hand with our families. I don’t know about you, but my family includes a lot of different ages. We have half pints, tweens, teenagers, boomers, grandparents, and up until recently, great-grandparents! Visiting elders and including them in holiday festivities is a guaranteed way to lift spirits and bring Read more…

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– Mike G., Nanaimo, BC