The Best Interest Principle and Alternative Medicine

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Does Mother really know best? Many sick children rely on their parents for help in making treatment decisions, and more often than naught the parents and doctors are able to work together. However, when they do not agree, the parents’ right to make treatment decisions for their child can be ...

Inappropriate Guardian Compensation and Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Nadia Osmulski needed a guardian. Her son Joe stepped in as court appointed guardian for property and personal care. Although Joe managed to ensure Nadia was taken care of, he made many decisions which were considered a breach of his fiduciary duty as guardian. While analyzing Joe’s conduct the court ...

Focussing on the Different areas of the Brain can Influence the Outcome of a Decision

Monday, May 4th, 2015

At the national Canadian Associate of Gift Planner’s conference (April 22 to 24) in Halifax, the closing plenary speaker was Dr. James a professor at Texas Tech University.  He spoke about his research and how his studies have shown that changing how we ask questions can influence decision making and ...