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Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL)

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in their relation to the law. The only organization of its kind in Canada, the Centre conducts research, outreach, and public legal education on elder law issues. The Centre is a division of the British Columbia Law Institute.

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A Practical Guide to Elder Abuse and Neglect Law in Canada

This Guide contains an overview of elder abuse and neglect law in Canada (latest revised version published in July 2011). This tool has been designed to apply to abuse and neglect occurring anywhere in Canada. Each ...
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Health Care Decision-Making: Legal Rights of People Living with Dementia

People living with dementia often find that their decision-making rights are not respected. Some people assume that if you have dementia you cannot understand information or make choices. This page you will find a set ...
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