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Left Over: Ice Floe Condos for Seniors?

 

CMA poll finds golden years filled with ‘anxiety’ Poll backs national plan on seniors’ health care CBC News Posted: Aug 19, 2013 10:53 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 19, 2013 11:00 AM ET

Considering this is the pro-privatization of the medical system – CMA, rather like a certified (or certifiable) Fraser Institute, it’s hard . . . → Read More: Left Over: Ice Floe Condos for Seniors?

Alberta Diary: Renting seniors’ beds is a formula for failure – and it’s time for Alberta to stop doing it

Fresh air and yogurt might have helped these guys live to be 160, but if they’d lived in Alberta, instead of Russia, where could they afford to sleep? Below, seniors care in Calgary, back in the day, before oldsters all carried tennis racquets, rode bicycles and looked like fashion models, only with white . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Renting seniors’ beds is a formula for failure – and it’s time for Alberta to stop doing it

Alberta Diary: Why is Alberta studying seniors’ care at the same time as it’s privatizing it?

Coming soon to seniors’ centres in Alberta, a new model of elder care? Below: Health Minister Fred Horne.

On Monday, Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne announced a year-long project to study seniors’ residential centres and figure out the best way to fund and run them.

Sounds good, lots of Albertans must have concluded, . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Why is Alberta studying seniors’ care at the same time as it’s privatizing it?

Cowichan Conversations: The Remaining Light-How We Care For Seniors

The Remaining Light-A film about how we care for seniors by CCPA and Hospital Employees Union

This film is both moving and numbing in that it shows the departure from really caring for seniors by our provincial government. It does not have to be this way. It can be improved significantly and often at less . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The Remaining Light-How We Care For Seniors