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Dementia and MAID

Medically assistance in dying (MAID= Bill C14) for eligible Canadians was passed by federal legislation in June 2016.  To recap, eligibility includes: Being 18 years and older and mentally competent Having a grievous and irremediable medical condition Making a voluntary request for MAID that is not the result of outside…

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Qualifying Costs of Medical Assistance in Dying may be Eligible for the Medical Expense Tax Credit

I previously blogged about the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Carter v. Canada[1], which ruled that Canadians are entitled to obtain medical assistance to end their lives under appropriate circumstances (See Blog on Medical Assistance in Dying – Where Are We Now?). A question that stems from that ruling…

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Palliative Care- a new name is needed

What does palliative care mean to you? Is it a treatment you would welcome or a place you would rather not be?

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The Giving Tree Becomes The Dying Tree

Today’s blog may be a bit unusual. It is about the death of a tree, the ‘D’ words: disease, decay, decline and death and the loss to a community.

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