Tuesday, September 19, 2006

2006 Canadian Conference on Elder Law

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law Studies is holding its second annual conference on October 13-16, at the Sheraton Wall Centre in downtown Vancouver, B.C. This year's theme is "Legal and Societal Challenges of Aging: A View for Positive Change." According to the website,

The Canadian Conference on Elder Law is an annual public conference aimed at educating professional groups, lawyers, community members, advocates, health
specialists, researchers and interested individuals on important legal issues relating to older adults. The goal of the conference is to promote contribution and access to a knowledge base pertaining to legal issues affecting older adults, with a view to reducing vulnerability, social isolation and abuse.

Presentations consider such issues as elder abuse, aging with challenges, assisted living / supportive housing, aging in place, regulation of long term care facilities, private care agreements, consent, comparative analysis of interjurisdictional elder law issues, viatical / seniors' settlements, wills, estates, trusts, and reverse mortgages.

For more information about the conference and registration, follow this link.

I have already registered; so I may see you there.

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