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More care needed over handling elderly?s goods
New Journal probes into the failure of Camden Council to locate the relatives of 92-year-old Dorothy Robinson before reclaiming her council flat and ?dumping? its contents which were later found in an antique s... read more...
March 16, 2007 - Paul Keilthy - Camden New Journal

More seniors living longer: Report
OTTAWA A new report says what it means to be a senior is undergoing fundamental changes as millions of baby boomers come knocking at the door. Statistics Canada reports that the number of seniors increased t... read more...
February 27, 2007 - Canadian Press -

Nursing staff taped seniors mouth shut
N.S. home suspends pair for `horseplay NEW GLASGOW, N.S.?A Nova Scotia nursing home official says steps have been taken to avoid a repeat of a situation that saw nurses tape an elderly residents mouth shut. ... read more...
February 16, 2007 - Jennifer Vardy Little - CANADIAN PRESS

Court ruling respects elderly
Ontario Superior Court Justice Edward Then has found Donald Noseworthy guilty of manslaughter. We are hopeful that a strong jail sentence will mirror this verdict. Lawyer Bill Mackenzie stated that this is a u... read more...
February 16, 2007 - Ruth Maria Adria - Elder Advocates of Alberta Society

Depression drugs weaken bones in elderly Study Shows
CHICAGO, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Older adults who take the most popular class of anti-depressant drugs worsen their risk of developing fragile bones, a study said on Monday. Tests on a group of Canadians aged 50 or... read more...
February 16, 2007 - Andrew Stern - Reuters writer.

`Sexy sells, `senior doesnt
Can a hearing aid also be a sex aid? Its a given that sex sells ? and now marketers are finding its a smart way to sell to seniors. Aging but active boomers and their still lively libidos are changing how p... read more...
February 5, 2007 - Judy Gerstel - Life Writer

Seniors forgotten on income trusts - Seniors eye changes to trusts plan
Parliamentary hearings on the issue of taxing income trusts at source are set to commence. Ever since the surprise announcement, which has been coined as the "Halloween Massacre," the Conservative government has ... read more...
February 2, 2007 - William Mayne -

Seniors eye changes to trusts plan
OTTAWA?A group representing seniors and pensioners is pushing the Conservative government to delay implementing its controversial plan to start taxing income trusts. Seniors and other investors lost millions o... read more...
February 2, 2007 - The Toronto Star -

Seniors decry drug plans for politicians
OTTAWA ? Politicians and bureaucrats who make the rules on what should be covered in public drug plans enjoy much better coverage under their own drug plans, a seniors group said today. Canadas Association for... read more...
January 23, 2007 - Canadian Press -

Bill will cut care for seniors: Critics
Seniors in Ontarios nursing homes get fewer hours of daily care than those in most other provinces and new legislation will make it even worse, MPPs have been told. "Bill 140 requires additional paperwork and ... read more...
January 23, 2007 - Kerry Gillespie - Queens Park Bureau

Buying a Walker or Rollator
Many people think that Walkers and Rollators are the same item, but in reality they are two different types of equipment. Although they are both used to aid those with mobility issues with walking, the two go ab... read more...
January 21, 2007 - Jake Reid -

Wheel Chair Consumer Purchasing Guide
Purchasing a wheel chair can be a difficult task. This article will help aid in the purchase of a wheel chair by answering commonly asked. Follow this informational guide will certainly make your wheel chair buyi... read more...
January 21, 2007 - Jake Reid -



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