Legal

As if caregiving and growing older doesn’t already provide additional things to be thinking about, the idea of legalities crops up. No one really enjoys talking about this stuff but we will try and make it easier. We want to empower both caregivers and seniors to take charge and feel good about the decisions they have made or need to make.

Recently we discovered an article published by The Globe and Mail, ‘Seniors taking out mortgages – is it ever a good idea?' By Diane Jermyn. The article follows a senior couple who are considering accessing funds locked up in...
Seniors, especially those who are isolated, tend to become victims of fraud or financial abuse. Telemarketing scams are common.  Financial abuse from friends, relatives and others who are in a position of trust can also occur. Quite often the...
Many people are told to “Have an estate sale” and some people are horrified at the thought of having 100s of strangers walking through the family home. Is an estate sale a good idea?I just read about a lady...
When it comes to Estate Planning, it is crucial that you consider the issues that may arise after you have moved on.On top of all of our responsibilities, it may be difficult to set aside enough time to ensure...
The last thing any of us want is our children fighting. We expect it when the are young and growing up. We hope any sibling rivalry comes to an end once they have grown up. Sometimes it does. Sometimes it...
What is senior financial health? We always talk to physical, emotional and mental health but what about financial? The number of seniors in North America is increasing yearly. Do these seniors feel well financially?Surprisingly, seniors, which include those 50 and over...