Canada needs a national seniors strategy that is reflective of a society that is just and compassionate and equal. Our current universal health care system, Medicare, does not fully reflect these values or the changing needs of our population.
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The House of Commons has voted down an NDP motion calling for the federal government to start negotiating with the provinces by October next year to set up a national pharmacare program.
The theme of the 2017 International Day of Older Persons is about enabling and expanding the contributions of older people in their families, communities and societies at large. It focuses on the pathways that support full and effective participation in old age, in accordance with old persons’ basic rights, needs and preferences.
CLICK HERE, For the COSCO Conference 2012 Report
"The Joys & Tears of Living Longer", in our archives