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The Toronto Star – Exhausted and at her limit, she put her mother in long-term care. She — and others — now regret making that decision

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To a large extent, that has to do with poor planning and ageism, says Laura Tamblyn Watts, president and CEO of CanAge, a national seniors advocacy organization. “Canada has been unique in the OECD for not having a plan for aging and that’s not unique in a good way,” she says, referring to the 37-nation Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2021/01/16/making-a-decision-to-put-a-family-member-in-long-term-care-is-difficult-and-emotional-its-even-harder-when-the-choices-are-so-limited.html

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