The Power of Attorney Project Podcast

Funded in part by the Government of Canada's New Horizons for Seniors Program.

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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.

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Project Events

We produced a full day workshop with experts speaking on a variety of POA topics. For example, we had three fantastic lawyers, several social services professionals and the OPP talking about POA investigations.

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Project Downloads

  1. Elder Abuse Awareness (PDF)
  2. Power of Attorney Project Brochure
  3. Power of Attorney Project Related Books

Helping substitute decision-makers navigate the health system.


Health care lawyer Mary Jane Dykeman is an expert on a broad range of health law matters, including risk management and strategic advice; mental health, consent, capacity and substitute decision-making; health information and privacy; corporate/commercial, and health research.   Please take a moment to listen to her podcast to learn more about Ontario POA laws.

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Ann Soden en francais.


Avocat Anne Soden traite souvent avec pouvoir de questions d’avocat dans ses plusieurs pratiques Québec. Pendant son podcast, elle parle à un grand nombre de questions juridiques que les familles du Québec ont besoin d’être au courant et planifier. Si vous avez un proche vivant au Québec, s’il vous plaît écouter et d’apprendre.

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