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Long term care options for seniors: How much will you pay?

Long term care options for seniors: How much will you pay?

Whether you are considering a move to an assisted living facility for yourself or an elderly member of the family, the options available and how much they cost may come as a surprise to you. The rules vary considerably across Canada, but a series of informative bulletin from Sun Life Financial covering each province and territory describe the three main alternatives, how much they cost (effective ... »

Why downsizing doesn’t make sense for us yet

Why downsizing doesn’t make sense for us yet

  Five years ago I had a cyst on my spine which caused agonizing pain and meant I could barely walk for four months. Eventually I had a flight of three cortisone shots and the cyst either drained spontaneously or as a result of the injections. Although I have been back to normal for several years, the experience still haunts me. We’re investigating living in a property that is all on one floo... »