Aging/Gerontology, News

Stuck in a Job- Issues/Frustrations for those Close to Retirement

By Kelly Mitchell-Guest Blogger Here in Canada, a trend that is currently happening is that a large number of people are moving quickly toward retirement. This is a massive number of people, and as such, there is going to be an equally large number of jobs becoming available in the next 10 – 15 years… Continue reading Stuck in a Job- Issues/Frustrations for those Close to Retirement

Aging/Gerontology

Aging: Yay or Nay?

I came across an article in the Montreal Gazette in the Opinion Section titled: "Growing old is no fun" on August 2nd with individual responses to the article on August 5th in the Editorial Section under Your Views. The gist of the article is aging and getting older has not happened as expected. Many thought… Continue reading Aging: Yay or Nay?

Aging/Gerontology, Book Review, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

“Caregiving with Strength” – Book Review

Caregiving is difficult and often the focus is on the individual, patient, client or family member that suffers from a progressive, chronic or degenerative disease or illness. What makes this book both different and needed is the focus on the caregiver, both family and professional. Great examples, solutions, and definitions are offered which are easily… Continue reading “Caregiving with Strength” – Book Review