Cultural Barriers Add to Immigrants’ Dementia Struggle

Joyce Chan suspected something was wrong with her husband when he started losing his way to their local Tim Hortons five years ago. “Instead of walking south, he’d walk north and get lost. I would…

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How Parties Aim to Address Economic Inequality

During the 2015 election campaign, one issue remained imminent for many Canadians: how will the newly elected government improve the economy? But, a question less pondered, of interest to many immigrant communities is how will…

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Youth Volunteers Support Chinatown Seniors

One outreach worker is creating a bilingual volunteer program because there’s not enough support for Chinese seniors, especially those in Vancouver’s Chinatown. Chanel Ly, a 23-year-old outreach worker who is part of the Downtown Eastside…

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Canadian Medical Association: Country Needs a National Seniors Strategy

The results of the Canadian Medial Association’s report card on health care shows Canadians strongly believe in the need for a national strategy for seniors’ health. According to the report, released today, 90 per cent of…

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