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  • Ottawa Dementia Strategy Conference
    All day
    2018.05.14-2018.05.15

    The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is proud to have been invited to join this conference to inform the development of a national dementia strategy for Canada.
    The Government of Canada is inviting 150 participants from across Canada who represent the six stakeholder groups outlined in the National Strategy for Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias Act. Those include persons living with dementia, family care givers and other care providers, health care professionals, researchers, dementia advocacy groups, as well as representatives from provinces and territories responsible for public health.

     

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  • AGE-WELL Webinar: Consent and Capacity – Part 1
    14:00 -15:00
    2018.05.15


    Date & Time: 
     Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 2:00PM ET

    Speakers: Krista James, National Director, Canadian Centre for Elder Law 

    Description: The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) will provide education and expert help on understanding and navigating the Canadian legal system, including legal issues raised by startups and commercialization. It will also address legal and ethical issues of critical importance when working with older adults, such as informed consent and substitute decision-making. This webinar will be the first of a two part series exploring the concepts of consent and capacity. Date for the second part TBD

    Register here

    Find out more about future webinars at http://agewell-nce.ca/age-well-webinar-series

  • Elder Financial Exploitation and Undue Influence: FAIR Project Results & Recommendations
    14:00 -15:30
    2018.05.15

    Financial Advisors and the investment industry are key players in the detecting and reporting of elder financial abuse, and other forms of undue influence or abuse. But as the law stands, these financial planners and investment advisors cannot reach out about their concerns without breaching privacy law.

    This dynamic webinar, presented by Laura Tamblyn Watts (CARP, Senior Fellow CCEL) and Marian Passmore (Director of Policy and COO FAIR Canada) will present the recommendations from the  Vulnerable Investor and Safe Harbour Joint Project between FAIR Canada and the Canadian Centre for Elder Law.

    Webinar organized by Elder Abuse Ontario
    2 pm – 3.30 pm Eastern Time.

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  • CIHR Institute of Aging Summer Program in Aging
    All day
    2018.05.30

    eHealth: Technology and Innovation supporting the health of older adults

    The CIHR Institute of Aging is collaborating with Simon Fraser University’s STAR Institute to offer the 2018 CIHR Institute of Aging Summer Program in Aging.

    This unique, interactive training program will run from May 28 to June 1, 2018 and will be held in Harrison Hot Springs, BC. Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working in, or interested in learning about, research related to the area of e-health and aging are encouraged to apply

    On May 30, CCEL National Director Krista James will host a workshop on legal and ethical issues for researchers working with older adults

     

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