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CAREAGE IMPLEMENTS PLAN TO ACT ON ‘ACCESSIBILITY 2024’

Careage Home and Health, the accessibility innovators behind barrier-free ‘Aging in Place’ living philosophy, are pleased to announce a comprehensive plan to act on the Government of BC’s ‘Accessibility 2024’ Action Plan, specifically in areas of Accessible Housing. A recent study found that 90% of Canadians believe that people with disabilities are not fully included […]

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Senate Panel Holds Hearing on Scams Aimed at Seniors

By Kristin Keckeisen, Fraud Watch Network campaign manager Finally, some much-needed attention to the long-running grandparent scam. The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on July 16th as part of an ongoing series highlighting fraud’s devastating impact on seniors. Among the witnesses: an 81-year-old Ohio resident who lost more than $7,000 to a con […]

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Falls Among Older Adults: An Overview

Each year, millions of adults aged 65 and older fall.1 Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. Fortunately, falls are a public health problem that is largely preventable. How big is the problem? One out of three older adults (those […]

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