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Physical distancing and missing out on hugs, handshakes, and friendly taps on the shoulder can leave us feeling detached. According to MindBeacon™ social isolation can take a toll on us both mentally and physically. How? Let’s take a closer look. Touch is a clear form of expression Touch is one of the simplest and clearest ways to…

Unless you prepare properly, your executor could end up feeling more like a detective. Where are receipts for the final tax return? Where’s the life insurance policy? What, there’s an old bank account from 20 years ago? The job of the executor is involved enough without having to search for information and documents that could’ve…

Action plans for your finances and recovery Going on disability leave is stressful especially as your pay cheque is smaller and bills will keep coming There are practical things you can do to effectively cope during this challenging time including keep busy, stay positive and make “getting back to work” a full-time project. To help…

A vacation property owner has always intended to hand down the property to her two children. However, she’s planning her estate and faces a challenge. Her adult daughter regularly vacations at the lakeside property, but her son lives three provinces away and is no longer interested in the property. The equal split no longer works….

By Sheryl Smolkin Chances are you’ve never considered the potential costs of long-term care. But as you get older, the odds of your needing that care will increase. You’re healthy now. But have you ever thought about what would happen if you had a chronic condition, degenerative illness or dementia? It could lead to a…

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