Archive for the ‘Power of Attorney’ Category

Power of Attorney Act changes in Saskatchewan

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Estate and trust legislation in Canada is under the jurisdiction of each Province. This can make the role of an Advisor challenging as it is not uncommon for Canadians to move between provinces, in search of employment or a different climate (as I write this it is -14C in Toronto). There ...

Advanced Care Planning: Your Doctor is Key

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Last weekend I was having coffee with a friend who is having surgery in the near future. She asked what I knew about Advanced Care Planning and asked me whether she thought her lawyer could assist. I did not hesitate to say that this is a very ...

How To Be (Better)Prepared For Your Next Medical Appointment

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

In my day to day work, I have the opportunity to attend medical specialists appointments with my clients. Many POA's for Personal Care may find themselves in this role as well. As part of this preparation, their medical history is reviewed and summarized including highlighting the ...