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Summit on Aging | Keep Me Safe - Capacity, Risk and Medical Assistance in D...

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Fleming College

599 Brealey Drive

Peterborough, ON K9J 7B1

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Half day conference for Healthcare & Legal Professionals


Registration: 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.


Afternoon Panel: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m

Discussions Moderated by Karin Wells, Writer, CBC Radio Documentarian

Karin Wells is an internationally recognized CBC radio documentary maker with a long a varied career. She has reported from more than 50 countries and is regularly heard on CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition as both a guest host and documentary maker. She has received two United Nations awards for her work out of Sierra Leone and for her documentary on dealing with Dementia in Denmark. In 2011, she was inducted into the University of Ottawa Common Law Honour Society.

Kenneth Shulman, MD, FRCP, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Dr Shulman is a Geriatric Psychiatrist who helped develop medico-legal guidelines for the assessment of testamentary capacity (capacity to make a will) and vulnerability to undue influence. Most recently, he and colleagues published an update to the traditional legal test for testamentary capacity (Banks v Goodfellow) in the Canadian Bar Review.

Kimberly A. Whaley, CS, TEP, LLM, Founding Partner, Whaley Estate Litigation Partners

Kimberly is a Certified Specialist in Estates and Trusts Law by the Law Socieity of Ontario and the current Chair of the Ontario Bar Association, Elder Law Section. KImberly serves as Civilian Co-chair on the Toronto Police Services Consultative Committee and sits on the Ontario Securities Commission Seniors Expert Advisory Committee.


Cocktail Reception | Cash Bar | Dinner


Evening Event - Keynote Speaker 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Whetung Theatre


Age-friendly Peterborough is pleased to present an evening of thoughtful discussionon the topic of Medical Assistance in Dying, featuring both Canadian and International perspectives, as well as providing some local context for attendees


Maureen Taylor, Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada: Evolution & Challenges

Maureen Taylor is a Physician Assistant at Michael Garron Hospital and an Associate Clinical Professor in the PA program at McMaster University. Maureen spent 7 years as the National Medical / Health Reporter for the CBC and is a 3-time winner of CMA/CNA award for excellence in health reporting. Maureen has publicly advocated for the right of Canadians to choose an assisted death, serviing as the co-chair of the Provincial / Territorial Expert Advisory Group on Physician Assisted Death.


Schedule

5:30 p.m. Doors open

6:30 p.m. Karin Wells

7:00 p.m. Maureen Taylor

8:00 p.m. Local perspectives, audience Q&A

8:30 p.m. Closing Remarks


NOTES:

  • There is no discounted price if you do not stay for Dinner/Keynote Speaker

  • Refund Policy - refunds will be made up until one week before the event. After that, there will be no refunds.

  • PLEASE contact the organizer if you have you DO NOT plan on staying for dinner/evening session

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  • PLEASE contact the organizer if you have any dietary restrictions



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Peterborough, ON K9J 7B1

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