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Sherri (Auger) Galler BA, C.P.P., EPC

Author, Speaker, Teacher, Consultant – is the founder and president of Caring Matters. In 2001, Sherri opened these companies and developed the business concept, after facing the sudden death of her Mother and the subsequent placement of her Father into Long Term Care.

Since then, Sherri and the growing Caring Matters team have helped countless families provide the best possible care for their aging relatives. Caring Matters assists with all steps in the aging and illness process, including accessing government benefits and helping with the settling of estates.

She is a faculty member for the Canadian Initiative of Elder planning Studies www.cieps.com where she teaches the EPC (Elder Planning Counsellor) designation. She facilitates Caring for Aging Parents and Estate Organization workshops for part time studies at Durham and Centennial College. She has also completed hospice and lay ministry training.

Sherri has been featured in newspaper articles, as well as television shows, sharing with audiences her knowledge of both the health care system and tips for organizing and settling estates. Sherri has made it her life’s work to source and understand all of the options available to families with sick and dying relatives.

Educating yourself on the aging population

Caring Matters seminar offerings for Corporations and Organizations includes:

Seminar 1 – Over 50 and Fabulous

Improve your understanding of the richest segment of our population. Speak their language and get your message across by tapping into unique life experiences and expectations. Enrich your life by building long term relations with these clients, acquaintances and colleagues. You may even learn a few things about yourself.

  • Marketing to the over 50 client
  • Successful communication strategies
  • Stages of aging
  • Understanding market segmentations
  • Social aspects of aging

Seminar 2 – Caring for an aging population

Caring for aging parents or ailing spouses has become the latest discussions around the office. What you need to know to ensure those you care about receive the care they need, dealing with hospital red tape, accessing government benefits and maintaining strong family ties during times of trial.

  • Caregiving
  • How to get the care needed when going to the hospital
  • Aging in place
  • Accessing government benefits
  • Living Arrangements- options, costs and offering
  • Understanding memory loss
  • Recognizing elder abuse
  • Keeping strong families ties during times of stress
  • Being an executor

Seminar 3 – Getting ready for the golden years

Making your living and life meaningful. As we age, what matters to us changes. Create your legacy and leave the mark you want on the world through this interactive and life changing event..

  • Making your mark- the time is now
  • Life beyond the office door
  • Making a difference with the rest of your life
  • The 19th hole

Endorsements

“Thank you for a very informative presentation on Saturday. You could call it “Everything everyone needs to know about life issues”.  Lois McEachern Seminar Participant
“Thank you for your preparation and super delivery of your message. You just light up the front of the room , good work!”  Fred Devellano – Guardian Angel Care Inc.
“Many thanks for the enlightening presentation. I now have a lot more to do in preparation for the future, starting with reading your book. You are a remarkable person for following this career path and have my full respect and admiration.”  Murray Etherington, Zoomer Chairman, CARP Mississauga Chapter
 
 

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Eldercare 101 Blog

As our generation ages, it is becoming imperative to have good information to make quality care choices for our aging relatives. Here you will find all the information you need to help you make some of those difficult decisions.
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