Capital markets were unsettled in the first quarter of 2016, with stocks exhibiting heightened volatility and selling off through January and February before recovering in March. While markets were initially affected by the familiar themes of slow global growth, low commodity prices and uncertainty over monetary policy, investors appeared to gain confidence as the quarter progressed.
Here at home, Canada’s S&P/TSX Composite Index offered a bright spot among global markets.
A couple weeks ago we met with the owner of Home Instead Senior Care®. During the meeting, personal care options for seniors was discussed. One topic that came up which we thought would be worth sharing is the “40/70 rule". This is a concept developed by Home Instead, to help open up the conversation with parents and their children, and provide a guideline as to when the discussion should happen. Here is an excerpt from their web site discussing the 40/70 rule with some usefu