Presentations from the 2015 Convention!


Please see the attached presentations from the 2015 Convention!

Kevin O’Shea, Executive Director
Public Legal Information Association of NL (PLIAN)

Assisted Suicide: Legal Questions and Answers

Mr. O’Shea addressed some of the legal questions about assisted suicide, including the previous law on assisted suicide, the recent Supreme Court decision, the current state of the law, possible changes to the law in the next year, related laws in other countries, and the potential impact of the new law on advance health care directives and other legal planning tools. Please click here for his power point presentation.

Dr. Roger Butler
Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University

The Dementia Story in Newfoundland and Labrador- Should I Be Concerned as a Senior Retired Person?

 Dr. Butler emphasized the need for community change if we are to tackle this enormous disease and how dementia will likely be the #1 health crisis for seniors. Please click here for his power point presentation.