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 level of cognitive impairment in long-term care homes province-wide, newer homes create a better, safer environment for all residents and staff.

“The needs of seniors entering long-term care have risen dramatically in recent years,” said Candace Chartier, CEO of the Ontario Long Term Care Association in Sudbury today.
“Too many seniors are living in homes that need to be rebuilt and modernized. Too many seniors with dementia aren’t getting the supports they need to ensure their comfort and safety. Our seniors deserve better care.”

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