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Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning: Know Your Rights

Advance Care Planning is a process of reflection and communication in which people express their wishes for their future health and/or personal care if they could not speak for themselves.

But what does advance care planning mean for Canadians from a legal perspective?

The results of a recent national poll commissioned by the Advance Care Planning in Canada initiative told us that while 12% of Canadians have spoken to their lawyer about their care wishes (up 7% from 2019), Canadians still lack understanding of the advance care planning process.

Moderator:
Karine Diedrich, Director, Advance Care Planning in Canada

Speakers:
Sandy Abley, JD, CFP, TEP, Financial Consultant, TheWealthDoc.ca

Daniel Stober, Associate in the Wills, Trusts & Estates Group, Torkin Manes LLP

When:

September 28th, 2021
4PM (EST)

Where:

ONLINE

Who:

  • Patients and their families
  • Caregivers

Key topics:

  • An overview of advance care planning and how it fits into the life planning model
  • Understanding your rights in the advance care planning process from a national and provincial/territorial perspective
  • The benefits of involving your lawyer in the advance care planning process

For more information and to register, click here.

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