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Date updated: June 18, 2019

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Federal Health Minister releases $50M dementia strategy

Prevention is a major focus in the strategy, which was released Monday The Canadian Press · Posted: Jun 17, 2019 10:04 AM ET The federal government released a national strategy on dementia on Monday that focuses on preventing the affliction, supporting caregivers and finding cures. According to federal statistics, more than 419,000 Canadian seniors have been diagnosed with…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors    Service Providers

Topics:  Family or Friends Support    Health

A Prescription for Canada: Achieving Pharmacare for All

Final Report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare Message from the Chair of the Council: Canadians have considered the idea of universal drug coverage, as a complement to universal health care, for over five decades. For such a long-standing debate there is a surprising level of consensus. After hearing from many…

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Topics:  Finances

Government of Canada launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2019-20 call for proposals

On May 15, 2019, the Government of Canada launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2019-20 call for proposals for community-based projects across Canada. The projects are led or inspired by seniors who are making a difference in the lives of others and their communities.   Organizations are invited to apply for funding under…

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Categories:  Donors    Family / Friends    Seniors    Service Providers    Volunteers

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