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Devastation in Long-Term Care: Residents and Staff Pay the Ultimate Price

By Christine Morano / March 31, 2020 / Comments Off on Devastation in Long-Term Care: Residents and Staff Pay the Ultimate Price

COVID 19 outbreaks have caused devastation in long-term care homes – most notably at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, where 12 residents plus 1 volunteer have died and 24 staff members have tested positive. The situation is quickly worsening in the GTA where the virus has spread to numerous Long-Term Care homes including: Seven Oaks…

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Can Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes Restrict Visitors in Response to Covid-19?

By Christine Morano / March 24, 2020 / Comments Off on Can Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes Restrict Visitors in Response to Covid-19?

On March 14th, 2020, the National Post reported that Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Health issued a memo recommending that all long-term care homes, retirement homes, supportive housing and hospices only allow ‘essential visitors’ – people visiting residents who are very ill or require end-of-life care. These homes have been advised to turn away…

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What Happens to Elderly Patients already in Ontario Hospitals during the COVID-19 crisis?

By Christine Morano / March 20, 2020 / Comments Off on What Happens to Elderly Patients already in Ontario Hospitals during the COVID-19 crisis?

The number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario is expected to grow exponentially in the coming days/weeks and hospitals across the Province are rushing to prepare for a huge influx of patients so what happens to the elderly who are already patients in Ontario hospitals? It has been widely documented that COVID-19 is more likely to…

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Personal Injury Lawyer: Why am I proud of it?

By John-Paul Zeni / February 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Personal Injury Lawyer: Why am I proud of it?

I’m proud of the work that I do as a personal injury lawyer. I’m proud and privileged to have the opportunity to represent and advocate for victims – people, who through no fault of their own, have been injured and had their lives changed forever. Many of my clients face lifelong disabilities, many will never…

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Elder Law: what is it and why is it so important?

By Christine Morano / February 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Elder Law: what is it and why is it so important?

When I tell people that I am an Elder Law lawyer they often ask: “what is Elder Law”? So, I tell them that Elder Law is an area of law that focuses on legal issues facing older adults. In my practice, I represent clients living in retirement homes, long-term care homes and in the community.…

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