ML Burke and Associates


Article Categories:

Communication Issues

Aging Parents            Canadian Mental Health Association

Changing Your Home to Age in Place      Senior Living Magazine 2009

Choosing Where to Live     Senior Living Magazine 2009

Communication Issues Workbook     Home Instead Senior Care

Elder Abuse        Simon Fraser University Newsletter, Vol. 1, 2010 - 12 pgs

Emotional Side of Moving      Senior Living Magazine 2009

Family Dynamics and Caregiving    Senior Living Magazine 2009

Making Difficult Decisions       100 page report from Health Alberta - relevant to all (2010)

Prepare to be a family caregiver    Senior Living Magazine 2010

What To Do When Someone Dies     Senior Living Magazine 2010

Working With Families        "Practically Daughters" helps seniors to downsize and move

Dementia Information

Dementia Report            Fraser Health "Guidelines and Protocols"  30 pg report, 2007

Dementia Table     Fraser Health, Clinical Features of Dementia, Delirium & Depression, 1 pg

Memory Screenings        Alzheimers Foundation in Canada, 4 pgs


Financial and Legal Considerations

Advance Directives       Required by all BC Community Care Facilities

Advocating For a Family Member    Senior Living Magazine 2010

CHIP Home Income Plan    For those who are property rich but cash poor.  22 pgs. 

Financial Impact of Caregiving    Senior Living Magazine 2009

My Family Inventory   5-page list to use as guide to make your own inventory

Real Estate Pricing        Senior Living Magazine 2009

Smart Estate Planning     Better Business Bureau, Senior Living Magazine 2009

To Drive or Not To Drive   Senior Living Magazine, 2010

Yes, we can lower healthcare costs     Halifax Herald, August 7, 2010


Housing Information

Assisted Living    Difference between Assisted Living and Independent/Supportive Living

Assisted Living Tips    Getting a loved one to accept Assisted Living.  Eldercare

BC Housing Directory - Aug 2010   Senior Services Society Press Release on new website

BC Housing Registration Info    For subsidized independent rental housing.  No care services.

Complex Care       Senior Living Magazine 2009 - Article

Freehold Co-op Housing    Affordable housing that is owned - Greater Vancouver only

Glossary on Seniors Housing   Terminology of housing types - Vancouver Sun

Long Term Care Tips    Helpful tips on choosing a residential care home

Residential Care Policy    BC's policy change re: Access - April, 2002.

Retirement Home Trends   in North America - Senior Living Magazine 2009

Seniors Housing and Care Needs     Vancouver Sun Special Supplement 2008 (4 pages)


Moving Information

5 tips to help you move    Senior Living Magazine 2010

Moving Day Checklist    Senior Living Magazine 2009

Relocation Post Retirement     Simon Fraser University 4 pg Newsletter - Gerontology