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Making Money From Your Home

By Barry Lebow

Make $$$ from your home – It’s not just about selling lemonade

If you’re reading this column, chances are it’s been awhile since you sold lemonade from a stand in front of your house. But entrepreneurial spirit never dies. So here are some grown-up ideas for making money from your home.

Empty nesters, for example, could rent a room or basement suite to students. Even better, by carefully screening potential applicants you could find a student who’s sufficiently ...

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Why do you need a Will?

Why do you need a Will?

Courtesy of David Mills from Mills and Mills LLP.

You believe that you should decide how your hard-earned estate will be divided, not the government. Under Ontario’s Succession Law Reform Act, the estate of a person who dies without a Will is distributed according to a specific set of rules. These are often inconsistent with what an individual would choose for him- or herself.
You have young children. In a Will you can provide instructions as to who should ...

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Dr. John Sloan comes to Downsview Services for Seniors

Dr. John Sloan comes to Downsview Services for Seniors

Dr, John Sloan, a Vancouver-based general practitioner and UBC Medical School professor and author of A Bitter Pill, How the medical system is failing the elderly comes to Downsview Services for Seniors to share his knowledge and experience working with his elderly patients in Vancouver, BC.

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14th Annual Walk to Remember

14th Annual Walk to Remember

Bereaved Families of Ontario Halton-Peel would like you to attend their 14th Annual Walk to Remember & Second Annual Butterfly Release on June 18th, 2011.

According to an American Indian Legend, if anyone desires a wish to come true they must first capture a butterfly and whisper that wish to it. Since a butterfly can make no sound, the butterfly can not reveal the wish to anyone but ...

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Mary’s Message

Mary’s Message

It gives me great pleasure to introduce Mary Francis as a regular contributor on Widowed.ca.  Mary and I met while I was researching additional content for Widowed.ca.  After looking at her website www.sisterhoodofwidows.com I knew we just had to connect.  We connected by phone to learn more about each other and what we were each trying to accomplish.  My focus; to support widows and widowers through this difficult transition. Her focus; also to support but by sharing her story ...

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Beware of “Windows” Computer Phone Scam

Beware of “Windows” Computer Phone Scam

We would like everyone to be aware that there has been a long running phone scam which has spread from overseas to the United States and most recently has been noted in Canada. This phone scam has been running since 2008 and still continues to be spreading. These callers say they represent “Windows” and they are calling to alert you about there being a major issue with your computer. First take note that the actual company is called ...

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Disenfranchised Grief in the 21st Century

An upcoming educational seminar being offered by Ward Funeral Home.

Dr. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD  – Disenfranchised Grief in the 21st Century:  New Problems, New Strategies

This presentation describes disenfranchised grief as grief that is not openly acknowledged, socially sanctioned, or publicly mourned. The presentation explores the contexts and causes of disenfranchised grief as well as complications arising from disenfranchisement. The seminar emphasizes the cultural factors that can disenfranchise grief. A strong emphasis of the presentation is on interventive strategies that can ...

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Helping to choose senior living options for your loved one or for yourself

Helping to choose senior living options for your loved one or for yourself

Long-term, short-term, home care, assisted living, retirement communities, with so many choices it is best to involve everyone in the decision making process.  Many things must be taken into consideration, the needs and wants of the elderly person as well as the costs, determining both short and long term plans. If you are making a decision to change your own living situation, then it is good to research your options and discuss with your family.

Types of housing ...

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Widowed.ca welcomes Collaborative Minds!

Widowed.ca welcomes Collaborative Minds!
Collaborative Minds
59536 – 321 Lakeshore Road West
Mississauga, ON L5H 1G9
 
Contact: Andriana Mantas
Phone: 416-803-5321

People encounter moments in their lives that can be challenging due to a loss of a loved one. Each and every one of us has our own experience with a person passing away.  For some of us it surrounds the ‘finality’ or ‘permanent’ factor while for others it can be mystifying especially with ...

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Widowed.ca welcomes Giulia Delannoy of Royal LePage!

Royal Lepage Real Estate Services Inc
3031 Bloor ST. W.
Toronto, Ontario, ON M8X 1C4

Contact: Giulia Delannoy
Phone: 416-236-1871
Fax: 416-239-5493

We welcome Giulia and her many years of specialized experience with the 50+ age group. Assisting and guiding with gentle ways through to a new phase of their life, her 18 years of real estate experience and many years of volunteering give her that extra edge.

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