A Roadmap to an Age-Inclusive Canada
Our comprehensive, evidence-based policy book is the result of an exhaustive cross-country research and consultation process.
We dove deep into the issues that are affecting the lives of older adults in our country, reviewing literature, exploring best practices and listening to stories from real people like you.
VOICES presents a clear roadmap forward to advancing the rights and well-being of older Canadians and their caregivers.
Issues are grouped into 6 compass points:
Additions to long-term care legislation in Ontario would allow hospital patients awaiting beds to be transferred to a nursing home, even if that new location is not the patient’s preferred choice. CanAge CEO Laura Tamblyn-Watts explains why these details are a disastrous ‘death sentence’ for elderly patients and their families. – Ottawa Now-CFRA Ottawa- Sept. 14, 2022
Listen here: https://www.iheartradio.ca/580-cfra/audio-podcasts/ottawa-now-to-take-somebody-away-from-their-community-family-and-friends-for-many-will-be-a-death-sentence-canage-ceo-calls-out-ford-government-over-its-long-term-care-legislation-1.18497417?mode=Article\
We know exactly what needs to change, and in fact, everyone agrees, writes Laura Tamblyn
Newmarket Senior Loses $100K in Grandparent Scam-The Alex Pierson Show – AM 640 Toronto – Sept. 2, 2022
Listen here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/newmarket-senior-loses-$100k-in-grandparent-scam/id1318830191?i=1000578194933
‘This is going to break up families’: Ford government plans to skip public hearings for new piece of long term care legislation – CFRA Radio Ottawa – August 29, 2022
Listen here: https://www.iheartradio.ca/580-cfra/audio-podcasts/ottawa-now-this-is-going-to-break-up-families-ford-government-plans-to-skip-public-hearings-for-new-piece-of-long-term-care-legislation-1.18439008?mode=Article
Higher prices can to lead older Canadians becoming more isolated and lonely – CBC News – August 20, 2022
Watch here: https://main.mp4.cbc.ca/prodVideo/news/CBC_News_VMS/272/991/guest-Diana-Cable_7000kbps.mp4
Seniors could be moved outside community. Ford government reveals health-care plan. CTV News – August 18, 2022
Watch interview here: https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2504256