Substitute Decision Making: A Legal Guide for Dementia Caregivers/ Care Partners

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Videos from World Alzheimer’s Day 2019

Videos from our 10th annual World Alzheimer’s Day 2019 Event, held at Bridgepoint Active Healthcare.

Featured Talk By:

Nancy Reason, LL.B., a lawyer with Pro Bono Ontario shared legal expertise and information about Powers of Attorney and Guardianship for family caregivers in her talk titled, “Substitute Decision Making: A Caregiver’s Guide”.

Legal information for family caregivers | PT. 1

6 min. 39 sec.

Nancy Reason, LL.B. introduces Pro Bono Ontario’s free legal services, her role there and their legal work within Sinai Health System, as well as her own personal story as a family caregiver.

Power of Attorney for Property | PT. 2

12 min. 55 sec.

Nancy Reason, LL.B. explains Continuing Powers of Attorney for Property in this part of her talk on “Substitute Decision Making: A Caregiver’s Guide”.

Power of Attorney for Personal Care | PT. 3

10 min. 14 sec.

Nancy Reason, LL.B. explains Powers of Attorney for Personal Care in this part of her talk on “Substitute Decision Making: A Caregiver’s Guide”.

Guardianship | PT. 4

12 min. 37 sec.

Nancy Reason, LL.B. explains Guardianship in this part of her talk on “Substitute Decision Making: A Caregiver’s Guide”. Topics covered included:

  • Statutory Guardianship (property only)
  • Court-appointed Guardianship

Question & Answer Section | PT. 5

13 min. 29 sec.

Nancy Reason, LL.B. answers several questions asked by the event attendees in this part of her talk on “Substitute Decision Making: A Caregiver’s Guide”.

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