Posts tagged ‘elder’

August 28, 2015

77% of Canadians Support Assisted Dying

This article in the Toronto Star is an interesting reflection of the sentiment of most Canadians on the subject of physician assisted dying.  It also illustrates somewhat of a divide between ordinary citizens and those who would be tasked with complying with the law in making a dignified death possible – physicians.

December 9, 2014

Mediation in Elder Law

I often focus in this blog on interesting cases dealing with points of law in estates and elder law.  However, I read an interesting article in this week’s Lawyers Weekly by Marilyn Piccini Roy dealing with the important role of mediation and the mediator in elder law.  Definitely worth a look.

Please note:  The original hyperlink used in this post was not functional.  I believe that the problem has been corrected.  My apologies.

April 28, 2014

Former Toronto charity scene queen charged with bilking millions from elderly Florida woman

We are hearing too many of these stories.  This one gets a lot of press because of the individual involved but we all have stories of how this type of abuse goes on every day.

See the story in the Toronto Star.