Videos, Aging Population
Palliative care doctors who see dying differently. Most seniors say they want to die at home. However, about half of seniors are dying in hospitals, according to research by Verena Menec, the Director of the University of Manitoba’s Centre on Aging.
Larry Kusch of the Winnipeg Free Press asks Dr. Malcolm Doupe of the University of Manitoba, and US journalist Trudy Lieberman about the quality of nursing home care in Canada and the United States.
Dr. Verena Menec of the University of Manitoba discusses why so many elderly Canadians are dying in hospitals and in acute care settings.
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