Elder Abuse – helping to spread the word

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

I recently had the pleasure of presenting to a group of seniors on the topic of Elder Abuse. The event was organized by the Sunshine Group of Seniors, part of the San Romanoway Revitalization Association. I presented along with Police Constable Amir Butt of 31 Division. P.C. Butt explained that there are ...

A Perfect Storm

Friday, September 26th, 2014

First, I read an article in Maclean's titled Seniors and the generation spending gap (interestingy, the tablet edition has the more provocative title "Old and Loaded") which discusses how today's seniors are the "wealthiest generation in history". Next, I read Audrey's blog - September is World Alzheimer's Month - where I learned that one ...

Boilerplate Blues

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Most clauses in a Will are (or should be) clear on their face.  That being said, certain standard clauses  - even when drafted in plain English - may be opaque to the layperson.   The “persons born outside marriage” clause is a good example of a provision which begs an explanation.  In Ontario, ...