Archive for the ‘Elder Law’ Category

Law Commission of Ontario – Older Adults Project

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Earlier this month the Law Commission of Ontario released an Interim Report and Draft Framework for public feedback for the law as it effects older adults.  The Framework professes to assist in evaluating new or existing laws, policies and practices to ensure that the circumstances and experiences of older adults are ...

Concerns over Power of Attorney Abuse

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

The numbers are staggering. One in 12 older Canadians are abused or neglected. That is the 'conservative' estimate provided by The Canadian Centre for Elder Law. The most commonly reported type of abuse is financial and, increasingly, this abuse is being committed by the holder of the senior's Power of ...