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Let’s Talk About It: Your memories remain intact even if hers don’t
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Let’s Talk About It: Your memories remain intact even if hers don’t

With time, Alzheimer’s will wipe out a person’s memory— powerful memories such as a mother’s memories of her own children.

Lets Talk About It: Why April is my favourite month
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Lets Talk About It: Why April is my favourite month

April is the month of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty.

Walk cautiously in the snow! An even better idea: Stay indoors.
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Let’s Talk About It: Rethinking outings in the winter

Isolation is a serious problem. Montreal winters are especially difficult.

Let’s Talk About It: Will we ever understand grief?
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Let’s Talk About It: Will we ever understand grief?

I will always remember 2016 as the year I became an orphan.

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Let’s Talk About It: Holding onto family history

When we’re young we want to forge a new identity and separate ourselves from our parents and their possessions; when we’re older we want to reclaim them.

Montreal real-estate agents Bonnie Sandler (left) and Mary Lamey. (Photo: Caroline Ronalds)
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Bonnie Sandler: Social worker, real estate broker — and yes, columnist

I used to dream of being a rock star but after years of wasted time and money on music lessons I finally accepted the fact that I was tone deaf.

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Let’s Talk About It: Do the research when considering a private residence

Many complaints can be avoided if proper questions and research are done prior to lease signing.

Let’s Talk About It: Going to bat for your loved one: is it energy well-spent?
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Let’s Talk About It: Going to bat for your loved one: is it energy well-spent?

Lodging a complaint in a private residence is very different than doing so in a public facility. In the public system there is a line of accountability including the possibility of lodging a formal complaint with the facility’s ombudsman.

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Let’s Talk About It: Remembering a wonderful Nanny in her prime

My grandmother always had a unique personality. Nanny was not the kind of grandmother to bake cookies and cook dinners. Dining out and shopping were more her thing.

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Let’s Talk About It: Think before you move homes

After your children have moved out of the family home, your next move might be downsizing to a condo or an apartment.