pgt in canada

A presentation by  Saara L. Chetner
Counsel, Ontario Public Guardian and Trustee
CBA National Elder Law Conference 2013
Elder Law Boot Camp

The Power of Attorney Podcast"The Power of Attorney Project is a two year technology-based project that brings together a wide variety of experts from various industries and disciplines to educate adult children and seniors about Power of Attorney issues. In our Podcast series, legal, financial and social service experts share their knowledge and give individuals and families an opportunity to have their questions addressed, increase their understanding and develop skills and strategies to help them deal with some of the complex and difficult issues of aging."

Source: Caregiving Matters


BC CEAS"These materials were developed by the BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Elder Law. The BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support provided overall management and direction for this project. This toolkit includes all the necessary components for local community agencies to create a volunteer-driven seniors program enabling seniors to reach out to other seniors about elder abuse." This toolkit is comprised of the following:Starting a Seniors Reaching Out to Seniors Workshop Program: A Toolkit for Local Agencies (Project Report: Summary, Methodology & Outcomes)Protect Yourself! Financial Literacy Workshop for Older Adults  Train-the-Trainer Guide (including accompanying PowerPoints)  Workshop Facilitator Guide  Protect Yourself! Module 1 PowerPoint Presentation  Protect Yourself! Module 2 PowerPoint Presentation | Building Community Connections Workshop for Older Adults  Train-the-Trainer Guide (including accompanying PowerPoints)  Workshop Facilitator Guide  Building Community Connections PowerPoint Presentation  Finding a Future for Ellen DVD"

Lets Talk Elder Abuse Facilitator Guide  "This Facilitator's Guide is accompanied by

  • Let's Talk: Elder Abuse [Resource Manual - for participants, who also receive a full set of TipSheets]
  • PowerPoint presentations - one for each Module
  • TipSheets  - included in an appendix to this Facilitator's Guide

Audience: You will be facilitating a workshop on a topic of interest and concern to many. The audience for your sessions is assumed to be people who routinely work or volunteer with seniors. Tread carefully; there may be an older adult in attendance who has been or is being abused. "

Source: Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta


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