By John Muscedere ageism, aging, aging population, caring for seniors, cost of care, costs, frailty, health care, pension, Podcasts, policy, public servants, seniors, teachers
Medical frailty already affects over one million Canadians. It can be expensive and upsetting for frail people and their loved ones. Dr. John Muscedere explains how Canada’s healthcare system can better support frail people, who are typically elderly and more vulnerable. Find out how better healthcare for people who are medically frail also improves care for people who are younger and have more […]
By John Muscedere and Fred Horne aging, aging population, hospital workers, pension, pension plans, policy, public servants, seniors, teachers
Addressing the specific needs of Canada’s frail older adults would improve health outcomes and quality of life ― and reduce health costs
By Michael Wolfson aging, aging population, hospital workers, pension, pension plans, policy, public servants, seniors, teachers
Last week the C.D. Howe Institute released a short study just in time for the finance ministers’ meeting — rolling out the tired, old argument that as people age, they do not need as much money to live as when they were younger. If only retirement were so easy.