Author Archives: Karen Henderson

Karen Henderson

About Karen Henderson

As the result of a challenging 14 – year dementia care experience, Karen Henderson founded the Long Term Care Planning Network, Canada’s leading on and off-line resource centre for aging and long term care. Her seminar series, eldercare web sites, newsletters, TV/video series and Long Term Care Planner are internationally recognized as key aging and long term care educational and resource tools.

Karen is now a well-known educator, speaker, writer, media commentator, publisher and consultant in the field of long term care for the elderly. She has been published in leading geriatric journals in Canada and has spoken across Canada and in the US to a wide variety of organizations from hospitals to law firms.

Summer 2012 | Retirement


I’ll Do It My Way – (If You’re Lucky!)

Historically we know that Canadians have been caring for their elderly for hundreds of years.  Suddenly it seems that long term care has worked its way from obscurity into the national limelight virtually overnight.  Why? 1 in 7 Canadians is … READ MORE >

Summer 2012 | Human Interst


My Dad and My Dog

This is a story about an old man with Dementia and a scruffy black dog named Oreo.  But before I begin, let me introduce the characters. My father Ralph Henderson died on Easter Monday, 2000 at the age of 93.  … READ MORE >