When someone is bereaved, it can be painful to continue to receive mail, phone calls and emails to your dearly beloved. Let us introduce to you the Canada Bereavement Registry where you can pro-actively remove a deceased loved one from telemarketing and direct mail databases. Find out more about this service.
In observance of Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15th, here’s some good information on how to recognize signs of elder abuse and tangible steps on what you can do about it and how to prevent it.
We tend to answer this question based on our body or physical health and it usually revolves around our age. But there is so much more to it. Check out this amazing graph showing the Ages We Peak for multiple areas of our lives.
When you find out someone has been diagnosed with Dementia, it can be a little awkward at first. Here are some practical tips so you feel more comfortable about the whole thing.
Elder fraud is a 3.6 billion dollar problem Thieving fraudsters are making a business of taking advantage of older adults. Almost 4 in 10 seniors are affected, losing over $3.6 billion each year to financial abuse. And this isn’t only happening to the very old or those with Alzheimer’s or dementia – younger, more educated seniors are…
In this article, we highlight a change in the eligibility criteria for Coverage for Seniors by the Government of Alberta. Also, we share a story about financial mistreatment of our elders and how we can help with money management services.
Nov 11th – A Day for Reflection, Connection and Appreciation. Remembrance Day is important to the Financial Concierge™ team, our clients and their families. Let’s take a moment to reach out to our friends and family on this special day.
Check out this CityNews article outlining how a group of 18 prominent health experts in Canada, including the two previous chief public health officers of Canada, are calling on the federal and provincial governments to change their strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
There are 35 million dementia patients worldwide and it’s estimated to reach 115 million by 2050 according to the WHO. Watch this video about how the Health Ministry in Tokyo Japan funded a warm hearted approach to integrating dementia patients with the public to promote acceptance, learning and love. People with dementia are still capable with guidance, supervision and acceptance.
A BMO Wealth Management sponsored survey by ValidateIt Technologies Inc. reported that 13% of respondents worried about becoming a victim of abuse, neglect or fraud. Learn more about the other top concerns reported.
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