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Do you have what you need to advise on the complex legal issues facing elderly clients?

Seven focused webinars will give you the latest legal developments and practical strategies for providing effective advice to your elderly clients. The 60-minute format provides you with relevant, high quality content from the comfort of your office. This year’s topics include:

Session 1: January 14, 2016
Critical Update on Privacy Rights in Long-Term Care, Retirement and Community Settings

Session 2: January 21, 2016
Show me the Money! Navigating Unique Issues with Seniors and their Financial Institutions

Session 3: February 4, 2016
New Spouse/Old Money: Predatory Marriages

Session 4: February 18, 2016
Unique Real Estate Issues Affecting Elderly Clients and their Families

Session 5: March 3, 2016
Key Estate Planning Considerations for the High Conflict Family

Session 6: March 31, 2016
2016 Update: Gifting and Charitable Donations in Advance Care and Estate Planning

Session 7: April 7, 2016
Physician Assisted Suicide and the Implications of Carter: One Year Later


Series Chair

  • Laura Tamblyn Watts, Chair, Law and Aging Theme Team, National Initiative for Care of the Elderly
  • Gwen A. Benjamin, Wilson Vukelich LLP
  • Dr Eugene Bereza, Director, Centre for Applied Ethics, McGill University Hospital Centre, Associate Professor, Biomedical Ethics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
  • Dr. Jeff Blackmer, Vice President, Medical Professionalism, Canadian Medical Association
  • Rachel Blumenfeld, Miller Thomson LLP
  • John Clark, Clarks LLP
  • Mary Jane Dykeman, Dykeman Dewhirst O’Brien LLP
  • Mark Handelman, Firm Counsel, Whaley Estate Litigation
  • Alexander I.M. Henderson, Oiye/Henderson Barristers & Solicitors
  • Maria Elena Hoffstein, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Suzanne Michaud, Senior Advisory Counsel, RBC Law Group, Royal Bank of Canada
  • Albert H. Oosterhoff, Firm Counsel, Whaley Estate Litigation, and Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Law, Western University
  • Laura E. West, Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
  • Kimberly A. Whaley, Whaley Estate Litigation

Group Discounts

Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.

Webcast Fee per Delegate

2-3 delegates: 25% off program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off program fee
Boardroom rates available.


The video stream will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.


All sales are final. Please make all enquiries related to program content and CPD/MCLE credit hours prior to purchase.

Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

Program Details

Delivery Method

Web - Program On Demand

Date Recorded
January 14 - April 7, 2016
Running Time


Fee per Delegate

Individual Session
$150 plus HST

Series (7 Sessions)
$695 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Lawyers working in the areas of wills and estates, estate litigation, family law, elder law and health law
  • In-House Counsel for Long-Term Care or Retirement facilities
  • Managers, Administrators and Operators of Long-Term Care or Retirement facilities
  • Directors of Care
  • Social Workers
  • Risk Managers
  • Patient Care Advocates

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