Pandemic pushes health and will planning for all ages to the forefront in Sask. – CBC

Young people have recently been among the infected and hospitalized with COVID-19

Oct 20, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it piqued interest in health and will planning. Experts say prior to the pandemic, people often had not made any legal plans in case of a health crisis or death.

As of Tuesday, 793 people have died from COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. And young people have recently been among the infected and hospitalized.

“It’s really awakened in people the desire to get your affairs in order regardless of your age and regardless of your circumstances,” said Amanda Doucette, a tax lawyer in Saskatoon.

“So I’m seeing younger and younger people come to me to address their estate planning. And I’m seeing people come to me before there’s an emergency.”

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