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Mental Capacity and Powers of Attorney: What You Need to Know Both Personally & Professionally
November 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Learn how to navigate the difficult waters of mental capacity and advance planning. While everyone needs to know this information in their own lives, every social worker, lawyer, and health care provider needs to be up to date regarding the laws, systems and red flags associated with Power of Attorneys (POA) to meet their professional obligations.
- The “Dos and Don’ts” of POAs
- Types of POAs and how they work
- Interactive session answers your questions about “who gets to decide” and “what happens if I don’t have a POA?”
- FREE session only offered once each term
Join Laura Tamblyn Watts, CEO of CanAge, Canada’s national seniors’ advocacy organization, Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Social Work Gerontology Program and Fellow of the Institute for Life Course and Aging. Laura is one of Canada’s top experts in the field, and is a sought-after speaker and frequent media commentator on these issues.
Made possible with support from The Law Foundation of Ontario and the Institute for Life Course & Aging.