PoV: Sudbury needs to care for aging population

Caring for Sudbury’s aging population is a crisis that has unfolded in slow motion. Looking at the numbers, however, all that is going to change quickly. In 2016, there were almost 13,000 people aged 75 years or older in Sudbury, representing 7.9 per cent of the...

Sudbury’s Finlandia called a role model

Every senior in Ontario deserves to live in a residence as beautiful, homelike and well staffed as Finlandia Village’s Hoivakoti Nursing Home, according to the head of the Ontario Long Term Care Association. Candace Chartier visited the care complex Thursday to...

Sudbury senior population growing daily

Will there be enough long-term care facilities to accommodate them? Seniors living in new or newly renovated long-term care homes are experiencing first-hand the tremendous benefits these homes provide for their care and comfort. With 90% of residents living with some...

语言障碍+养老院残破,安省老人该何去何从 (Mandarin)

本报记者 安省长期护理协会报告指出,随人口老化,越来越多长者需要长期护理院提供服务,但目前多伦多有90%长者仍生活在的长期护理院,相关长期护理院大多落后及不足,需要进行现代化改革,及增加更多特殊服务,以满足未来社会所需。 安省长期护理协会(Ontario Long Term Care Association)昨天发表报告指出,长者生活在新的或重新修建的长期护理院,正经历全新照顾及舒适的巨大好处。但目前安省约90%长者仍是生活在水准较差的长期护理院,这情况必须改善,因为住客及职员在新院舍中都会获得更佳、更安全的环境。...

Provincial subsidy for seniors’ homes falls short: Critics

Almost half of all long term seniors’ care homes in Ontario need to be rebuilt or renovated, but government subsidies to help them do so are falling short, says a new industry report. The Ontario Long Term Care Association is calling for the province to abolish...