CLAC Endorses OLTCA’s Better Seniors’ Care Campaign

Toronto—CLAC strongly endorses the Ontario Long Term Care Association’s (OLTCA) Better Seniors’ Care campaign, outlined by Candace Chartier, the association’s CEO, during an address today at a luncheon held by the Economic Club of Canada in Toronto. The OLTCA’s...

Nursing home group wants more beds, bigger construction subsidy

The largest group of long-term care operators in Ontario is calling for a dramatic increase in spending on nursing homes. The province should create 10,000 new long-term care beds in the next five years and boost its subsidy for older nursing homes to rebuild, says...

Support our efforts to make seniors care a priority

Life is full of obstacles and challenges — problems we learned to overcome thanks to the dedication and support from our parents and grandparents. They were there to support us, to provide us with guidance and to be there when we needed them the most. Today, it’s time...

Guarantee funding for senior care: Editorial

The demand for space in Ontario’s long-term care homes is growing. That’s no surprise. Baby boomers are reaching their senior years, after all. The number of Ontarians aged 65 and over is expected to double in the next 25 years. Given the projected demand for elderly...