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 PLANNING AHEAD RESOURCES 

The Adult Trusteeship and Guardianship Act (AGTA) provides a variety of options that range from having someone provide a bit of help, to having someone take over decision making completely.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

A Personal Represenative is the person named to carry out the directions in a Will.
BOOKLET 2015

This booklet is for people who have been asked to be an Agent under someone's Personal Directive.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

This booklet is for people who have been asked to be an Attorney under someone's Enduring Power of Attorney.
BOOKLET 2016

This booklet is for anyone who wants to know more about who inherits the estate of a person who dies without a Will in Alberta.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

The world of dating has changed, this booklet provides important information about legal issues related to new relationships.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

This tip sheet lists the main pieces of Alberta and federal legislation that relate most closely to elder abuse.
TIP SHEET 2019

 

A chart summarizing the elements of each legal tool that can be used for the prevention of elder abuse.
TIP SHEET 2015

 

A summary of the types, examples and possible indicators of elder abuse.
TIP SHEET 2015
 

A summary of legal remedies that can be taken when the best options have not been put in place to prevent elder abuse.
TIP SHEET 2015
 

This tip sheet outlines the steps in setting up a plan and suggestions on how to have the conversation with your loved ones.
TIP SHEET 2015
 

This guide is to be used for facilitating a workshop on the prevention of elder abuse. The audience for your sessions is assumed to be people who routinely work or volunteer with seniors.
FACILITATOR'S GUIDE 2015

Developed for use in workshops, this manual could be used as a reference guide. It has three modules.
RESOURCE MANUAL 2015

This tip sheet describes mental capacity and its importance in determining the options that are available in the prevention of elder abuse.
TIP SHEET 2015
 

This tip sheet describes documents that can be set up by an older adult, before his/her incapacity, that can help prevent elder abuse.
TIP SHEET 2019
 

This booklet is for people who want to know more about the content and uses of General Powers of Attorney.
BOOKLET 2016

NEW Do you need to probate or administer a deceased persons estate in Alberta? This booklet describes grants or probate and grants of administration and provides a step-by-step guide on applying to the court for a grant.
BOOKLET 2019

 

A life lease agreement occurs when a person buys the exclusive right to occupy a unit in a particular development for life, a fixed term or until the person can no longer live independently within the unit.
NEW BOOKLET 2019
 

A Personal Directive is a written, signed, dated and witnessed document that appoints someone else to look after your personal matters (non-financial only) .
NEW BOOKLET 2019

Things to consider when making a Personal Directive.
CHECKLIST 2015

 

The purpose of writing a Will is to pass on your belongings to your loved ones according to your wishes and with as few problems as possible. If you die without a Will, it's often more costly, complicated and time-consuming to settle your estate.
NEW BOOKLET 2019
 

Things to consider when making a Will.
CHECKLIST 2015

 

By preparing a Power of Attorney now, you can ensure that your property is managed by someone who knows you and what you want, someone you trust to act in your best interests, when you are unable to make decisions for yourself.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

Things to consider when making an Eduring Power of Attorney.
NEW CHECKLIST 2019

This tip sheet describes mental capacity and its importance in decision making.
TIP SHEET 2015
 

This booklet is intended for anyone thinking about the possibility that they or a loved on might face mental incapacity in the future.
BOOKLET 2016
 

This booklet provides important information about legal issues related to pre-arranging your own funeral and it can help you make some of the arrangements that will help your family and friends in the time following your death.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

A reverse mortgage is a loan that allows homeowners to turn a portion of their home's equity into cash without having to sell their home.
BOOKLET 2010
 

 
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