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Date updated: August 2, 2019

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‘The final closet’: Researcher seeks solutions for long-term care for LGBTQ seniors

Many LGBTQ seniors fear they could face discrimination in their final years CBC News · Posted: Aug 02, 2019 5:00 AM AT  A Halifax researcher is heading across Canada this fall in an effort to find solutions to the fear among many LGBTQ seniors that if they go into long-term care, discrimination may force them back into the closet. “There’s a lot…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors    Service Providers

Topics:  Elder Abuse    Family or Friends Support    Health    Housing

FCAC to monitor banks’ compliance with new voluntary code of conduct to protect seniors

News release July 25, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario Today, the banking industry adopted a Code of Conduct for the Delivery of Banking Services to Seniors (the code). The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) will monitor banks to ensure they comply with the code. The code is an important first step in guiding banks in their…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors    Service Providers

Topics:  Elder Abuse    Family or Friends Support    Finances    Financial Help    Legal

Father’s battle with memory loss inspires support kits at Corner Brook library

Natasha Wells hopes ‘memory care kits’ will provide comfort CBC News · Posted: Jul 25, 2019 7:00 AM NT | Last Updated: 3 hours ago They may look like plain old black tote bags with books and games inside, but librarian Natasha Wells hopes people with memory loss and their caregivers discover something special in the zippered pockets and pouches.…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors

Topics:  Educational Opportunities    Family or Friends Support

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