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Monday April 16th, 2017 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (ET)

Hosted by Elder Abuse Ontario

Presenters
Laura Tamblyn Watts,

LLB Senior Fellow, Canadian Centre for Elder Law, BC Law Institute
Marian Passmore
Director of Policy and COO - FAIR Canada 

Registration: $15
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"Elder investors - vulnerable investors- persons with fluctuating or diminished mental capacity and adults are subject to undue influence or financial exploitation. 

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 webinar will raise awareness of these concerns, and provide recommendations the investment industry can take to create positive steps to address these issues.The speakers will highlight their recommendations on training, standardized conduct protocols, reporting, privacy, liability protection, and awareness raising.

Join this dynamic and interactive webinar, as part of Vulnerable Investor and Safe Harbour Project between FAIR Canada and the Canadian Centre for Elder Law."

 

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agewell logo''Let’s start a conversation about technology and aging''

This is a public webinar series. Older adults, caregivers, members of the public, researchers, trainees and professionals in the aging and technology space are all welcome to attend. Organized by AGE-WELL, Canada’s Technology and Aging Network.

Consent & Capacity Part I
Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 2:00PM ET
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Consent & Capacity Part II
TBD

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

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.  
Find out about other AGE-WELL webinars here: http://agewell-nce.ca/age-well-webinar-series

 

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When? 
Jun 20, 2017
11:00 AM – 12:30 pm EDT 
Register here

Webinar hosted by Elder Abuse Ontario

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 and interactive consultation webinar is part of Vulnerable Investor and Safe Harbour Project by FAIR Canada and the Canadian Centre for Elder Law.  

Learn what the legal systems are now, and have your say about how they should be in future!  This consultation encourages members of the elder abuse awareness community, older adults, persons with lived experience as well as professionals to tell us your experiences, your concerns and your recommendations.

The project is made possible by a grant from the Law Foundation of Ontario, Access to Justice Fund.

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RAISING THE PROFILE PROJECT (RPP) 
www.seniorsraisingtheprofile.ca
Presented by Marcy Cohen, Team Lead


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 10:30 a.m.
Presentation materials will be posted on the BC CRN  homepage at www.bccrns.ca prior to the event.

Dial in to join the conversation:
Toll Free - 1-877-353-9184 or Local - 604-681-0260  
Pass code - 9239214#

Raising the Profile Project has been designed to identify the impact and challenges of community-based seniors services and make recommendations about innovative ways to ensure long-term capacity of the sector to meet the rising and increasingly complex needs of seniors in BC now and in the future.

Consultation is taking place throughout the province to gain local input and share findings leading into a provincial summit in the fall of 2017.

Guest Speaker, Marcy Cohen, has been involved in social justice issues in both a professional and volunteer capacity.  She has worked on issues related to home and community care restructuring, health system innovation, gender equality, and on policies to improve access to government services for disadvantages populations. She has become increasingly interested in health prevention and promotion strategies that support seniors' health and independence.

BC CRN Provincial Learning Events take place the 3rd Tuesday of every month except July, August and December and everyone is welcome.

 

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The following resource is part of the Family Violence Initiative, funded by the RCMP. Find similar tools by searching for the FVIF tag or consult the list of available resources.


Held on March 30th, 2017 - Part of the EAO Webinar Series
Presenters:
Rochella Vassell, EAO Regional Consultant
Raeann Rideout, EAO Regional Consultant
Tamar Witelson, METRAC

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Source: Elder Abuse Ontario

 

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