Last rights: The dignity of a good death

Podcast Transcript – Mark Handelman

Mark is a health care and elder law Attorney and he has also litigated more end-of-life cases than any another lawyer in Canada. He is Counsel to Whaley Estate Litigation and a part time Member of Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal. Mark joins our project to help raise the awareness of how important it is for families to have conversations about end-of-life issues. During our podcast he shares some of his experience and insights about Advance Directives, including:

  • What is an Advance Directive?
  • Why do I need an Advance Directive for personal care?
  • What happens if I don’t have an Advance Directive?
  • Who do I choose to make my end-of-life decisions?
  • What’s the most important information to put into an Advance Directive?
  • My family does not like to talk about death and dying. How do I raise the topic?

This episode is sponsored by
Estate & Trust Services from Scotiatrust

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