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Canadian Snowbird Association
COMMITMENT, SERVICE AND ADVOCACY FOR TRAVELLERS The Canadian Snowbird Association is a national not-for-profit 85,000-member advocacy organization dedicated to actively defending and improving the rights and privileges of travell...
Hospital Employees' Union
HEU, the B.C. Health Services Division of CUPE and B.C.'s largest health care union, represents 46,000 health workers in acute care, long-term care and community services. HEU is active on health policy issues; women's rights; pay...
Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS)
OANHSS is a provincial association that has represented non-profit providers of long-term care, services and housing for seniors for over 90 years. Members operate over 27,000 long-term care beds and over 5,000 seniors' housing un...

News Releases

National Senior Safety Week: Drug Safety for Seniors
2012-10-25
Canada Safety Council
Many older Canadians are on multiple medications to treat a wide spectrum of ailments and improve quality of life. But without taking proper precautions, these life-saving and life-improving drugs can...

Sources Select Resources

National Post columnist traumatized by having to wait his turn
Second-class health care for immigrants, seniors?
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2006
Ulli Diemer / Radical Digressions
Columnist thinks people with money should get quicker treatment in emergency rooms than people who are poor.
The village where people have dementia -- and fun
Henley, Jon
Article
2012
The Guardian
How is society to look after the ever-growing number of people with dementia? A curiously uplifting care home near Amsterdam may have the answers.

Media

Government Ministries & Agencies

Health Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The Ministry is leading the health system into the new millennium with a consumer-centred and decentralized structure that will better manage health resources. Integration of the Ministry's activitie...


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