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Date updated: July 29, 2019

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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

Group reaching out to LGBTQ seniors to offer support, get input

Grey Gays NL wants to hear from seniors about their experiences and their worries CBC News · Posted: Jul 01, 2019 10:00 AM NT | Last Updated: July 1 A new advocacy group wants to hear from LGBTQ seniors in Newfoundland and Labrador. It’s a group of people with unique needs, say Pamela Sheaves and Geoff Chaulk, who have…

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Topics:  Family or Friends Support    Health    Housing

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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Topics:  Family or Friends Support    Health

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