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New seniors program aims to help elderly navigate local healthcare system and other supports

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For some seniors, the health care system is a bit overwhelming. Sure, there is your doctor. But, then, there are all the specialists – some are local and others you need to go to Oshawa or Peterborough or even Toronto. Then, there are the others – depending on your illness. The foot doctor. Continue Reading →

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Shift in care for seniors from hospitals to retirement homes

Legislation to enhance the powers of private retirement homes is in the final stages of approval at Queen’s Park despite the lack of public debate. Once again, Premier Dalton McGuinty and the Liberals are making major changes to health care without the requisite discussion and in the face of legitimate objections. The new law will allow private retirement homes to self-regulate, medicate residents and become de facto long-term care facilities, according to critics. (more…) Continue Reading →

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