Helping you care for aging parents in Canada…

Understanding Canada’s long term care home system and other seniors housing; guidance on your caregiver role; elderly health and medical issues; seniors’ finances; powers of attorney and living wills.

All these are top-of-mind when you want to help care for aging parents - or prepare for your own future.

We help you know what to expect, how to prepare and how to cope … AND avoid the kind of crisis that could happen because “you don’t know what you don’t know”.

Whether you and your family face urgent eldercare decisions, or you just want to be proactive about aging, here are a few ways ElderWise can help.

  • Make sense of seniors’ housing options: aging in place, retirement residences, assisted living, long-term care homes.
  • Understand Canada’s health care systems – how they work, how to prepare and cope when working with “the system”
  • Know what to expect with public services like home care, and what to ask when choosing private services.
  • Cover your bases - medical, legal and financial. Reduce stress, avoid surprises, save time and money.
  • Avoid caregiver burnout and maintain good family relationships during times of change and stress.
  • Learn how to tackle difficult subjects and get results using Sensitive Conversations ™ and other proven relationship strategies.

Ready to get more ElderWise?

  • Browse our free articles for insight on health, housing, and relationship issues…and tips on how to be pro-active and prepared.
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  • See our Events page for details on our speaking topics and presentations.
  • For individual, personal attention to your questions and concerns, or to learn how ElderWise can assist your organization see our Services page.
  • Contact us by phone: 403.225.0906 … or email:  mara AT elderwise DOT ca.