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Age Related Planning (Queens County)

Course Locations and Times

TermLocationOffering PeriodOffering DayOffering TimeStatus
Fall     
WinterBeaconsfield Carriage House01/27/2023 - 03/10/2023Friday1:30 PM - 3:30 PMWait List
Spring     

Course Details

DescriptionEach week a subject matter expert will address a topic of importance that will help seniors make informed decisions about their future. Participants will receive resource materials, information and (in some cases) forms in which to record their personal plans; all can be kept in paper or electronic format. The following is a line up of what to expect in this course: >> Week 1 - Aging in Place and Financial Implications: Home Care, community resources and supports, Long Term Care, preventing elder abuse. Presenters: Hannah Jones, CLIA and Blair Corkum, Corkum Financial >> Week 2 - Legal Affairs: wills, living wills, executorships, Power of Attorney, the estate process. Presenters: Hannah Jones, CLIA and Blair Corkum, Corkum Financial >> Week 3 - Financial Planning as We Age: Organizing your financial affairs, review of RRSP and RRIF issues, OAS, Guaranteed Income Supplement, avoiding financial scams, etc. Presenter: Blair Corkum, Corkum Financial >> Week 4 - Tax Planning for Older Adults: Tax Free Savings accounts, Canada Caregiver amount, tax deductions when living in care, charitable giving, gifting or selling property, etc. Presenter: Blair Corkum, Corkum Financial >> Week 5 - Health Care - Preparing a Medical Information Summary: medications, treatments, family medical history, emergency information form. Presenter: John Gordon, MD, Retired Pediatrician >> Week 6 - Health Decisions and MAID legislation: healthcare rights, proxies and directives, MAID definition, eligibility and process. Presenter: Hanna Jones, CLIA >> Week 7 - Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement – practical concerns and current trends. Presenter: Jodi Swan, MacLean Funeral Home and Swan Chapel
RequirementsInterest in topic
Objectives
Teaching ProcessClassroom
UPEI Parking Pass Required?No
Additional Costs?No
Additional Costs or InformationSeniors College would like to acknowledge the generous financial support of the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program and the Province of Prince Edward Island’s Seniors Secretariat, for making this program possible.

Course Facilitator

NamePatricia MacAulay
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REGIONS
QUEENS COUNTY
KINGS COUNTY
PRINCE COUNTY
CONTACT
PROVINCIAL COORDINATOR:
Tory Kennedy
(902) 894-2867
seniorscollege@upei.ca
MAILING ADDRESS
550 University Ave.
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4P3
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