CanAge presents to federal committee in support of seniors who lost GIS

On Feb 28th, we presented to the federal government’s Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology on the need to better protect low income seniors from GIS clawbacks, like those caused by CERB during the pandemic. CanAge has been working directly with the federal Minister of Seniors to correct major inequities that caused […]

Conversations on Social Inclusion: Technology and Aging

Technology and Aging online event March 31st at 7 PM ET

Thurs, Mar 31, 20227:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST Whether in a hospital, at home or long-term care, the aim is to have older adults live healthy and independent lives. Age-Tech “smart technologies” help to transform the care that adults and older adults receive. Join us for a conversation on the need and role of […]

Infographic: Person-centred language

Wordswap for person-centred language

Ontario CLRI (Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-term Care) published this helpful infographic for how to swap words for more “person-centred” options. Using person-centred language has been shown to improve quality of care and life for long-term care residents.

Edmonton grandparents scammed out of $25K in recent fraud – Globalnews.ca – March 10, 2022

Watch and read story here: https://globalnews.ca/news/8673127/edmonton-grandparent-scam/

CanAge gathering data on seniors transportation in Newfoundland and Labrador – SaltWire – March 11, 2022

Read article here: https://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/lifestyles/canage-gathering-data-on-seniors-transportation-in-newfoundland-and-labrador-100704368/

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