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September 22nd 2014:Decision Makers, Decision-Making and Dementia

Dr. Michael Gordon, http://www.drmichaelgordon.com/, is a medical professor, ethicist and one of Canada’s best-known geriatricians. Susan Eng is Vice President for Advocacy at CARP, the national, non-partisan, non-profit organization, http://www.carp.ca/, committed to advocating for social change that will bring equitable access to health care and freedom from discrimination for aging Canadians. They talk about their work, and how it relates to dementia. They discuss the roles and responsibilities of specialist physicians, the mental healthcare and criminal justice systems, families and family

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Dr. Michael Gordon

Dr. Michael Gordon, is a medical professor, ethicist and one of Canada’s best known geriatricians. He has published several books, including Late-Stage Dementia: Promoting comfort, compassion and care; Moments that Matter: Cases in Ethical Eldercare; Parenting your Parents (the fourth edition is due for release next fall); and his memoir Brooklyn Beginnings: A Geriatrician's Odyssey. His work to advance the understanding of aging, ethics and end-of-life care is valued by public and professional audiences. Born in the United States, his educational and training experiences span the United States, Scotland, Israel and Canada. He is currently the medical program director of Palliative Care at B
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Susan Eng

Susan Eng is Vice President for Advocacy at CARP, the national, non-partisan, non-profit organization, CARP, committed to advocating for social change that will bring financial security, equitable access to health care and freedom from discrimination for all Canadians as we age. Under her leadership, CARP Advocacy has helped to shape the public discourse on key issues such as pension reform, investor protection, mandatory retirement, workplace age discrimination, home care, age-friendly cities, and driving for seniors. Increasingly, CARP has become a trusted source of public policy input at all levels of government and the media. In 2012, she was named one of the The Hill Times’ Top 100 Lobb
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