fbpx

Issue #6: Sensory Health

O banner with doctor and older woman on right hand side

Table of Contents

Click on each section to navigate through the Policy Book.

Join CanAge

Issue #6: Sensory Heath

Seniors’ sensory health requires expanded prioritization. Further investment and coverage to increase treatment options and reduce wait times are urgently needed. Investment is also specifically required in the area of sensory restorative health.

Recommendation #14: Eyesight

Increase funding and patient choice for cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and other eye-related healthcare needs.

Recommendation #15: Hearing

Invest in hearing health and provide hearing device grants or subsidies.

Recommendation #16: Oral

Provide affordable and accessible dental care for all seniors, including hygiene and restorative work.

Recommendation #17: Touch

Prioritize research, funding, and treatment options around tremors, post-stroke sensory loss, spasticity, and arthritis.

Recommendation #18: Feet

Include foot care health in provincial healthcare coverage and provide podiatry services. Include foot care as part of covered care at home, including in retirement and long-term care homes.

Related news

Join CanAge

246 Bloor Street W
Toronto, ON, M5S 1V4

Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
University of Toronto

Join CanAge for FREE

®2020 CanAge Inc. All Rights Reserved

Thank You

By becoming a CanAge member, you’re adding your voice to our calls for change in protecting and improving the lives of older Canadians.

Know someone else who might like to join ?

share this with a friend

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email

You're Registered

Thank you for registering! Details will be emailed to you as soon as possible.

You're Registered

Check your email for more details. Thank you for signing up. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Skip to content