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The Hill Times - Opinion 'Trudeau Should Appoint a Cabinet Minister for Seniors'

Date: July 31, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

In February 2018, Ontario Society of Senior Citizens' Organizations (OSSCO) board member Ghazy Mujahid published an OPED in The Hill Times (February 15th, 2018) highlighting the increasing proportion of seniors in Canada’s population and their growing strength in the electorate. In it he suggested that “Trudeau should appoint a cabinet minister responsible solely for seniors”. He followed this with initiating an electronic Petition (e-1566) to Parliament requesting a dedicated...

Launch of Senior Friendly Care Toolkit

Date: July 15, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

The Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario (RGPO) recently launched the Senior Friendly Care (sfCare) Getting Started Toolkit. According to the RGPO, the Framework’s guiding principles and defining statements collectively describe what senior friendly care looks like. It was developed in collaboration with provincial stakeholders, including older adults, caregivers, and care providers, provides a foundation for achieving the best possible outcomes for older adults. The sfCare Getting...

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