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A dementia diagnosis can bring complexities with it. To maintain a stress-free lifestyle, it is important to make wise financial decisions and learn about the implications of dementia on your financial well-being. This program covers the legal and financial issues that will come into play, today and tomorrow. Learn how to manage finances, the responsibilities of a power of attorney, disability credits, taxes and more at the webinar. This presentation is delivered by a Certified Public Accountant, Carol Skillen.

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Financial Information for Caregivers

About Carol Skillen, CPA

Carol graduated from St. Mary’s University (Halifax) with a Bachelor of Commerce and promptly started working as an auditor travelling across Canada and the northern US for a couple of years. Later, she joined the Canada Revenue Agency as an auditor and eventually became an audit team leader. For the last five years of her CRA life, Carol was a manager in GST/HST Rulings. Since retiring in March 2018, she has volunteered with The Dementia Society- helping us at various festivals around town and presenting financial literacy sessions at different locations. She presented around 20 different sessions over the last year. Carol believes that “everyone should possess the set of skills and knowledge that allows them to make informed and effective decisions with all of their financial resources. Or at least have enough knowledge to know when they should ask more questions!”

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