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"... societies differ in where LTC costs are responsibility of individuals and which costs should be shared with society " Funding Long-Term Care in Canada: Who is Responsible for What?  by Raisa B. Deber and Audrey Laporte


Aging in the right place is what seniors need by Arlene Adamson

Healthy Seniors. What Should Governments Do? by Dr. Duncan G. Sinclair

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Today is World No Tobacco Day 2016


New Report: Prescription for Partnership: How New Models of Collaboration in Health Care Can Make Outcomes a Priority

Want to Improve Integrated Care? NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC) Program announced its 2016/17 Call for Proposals for the next great project to spread integrated care across Ontario, with maximum available funding of $1 million. ARTIC seeks projects that improve integration of care across care settings, and is keenly interested in those that focus on seniors with complex co-morbid conditions or people affected by mental health and/or addictions.

Call for Panel Proposals: Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC 2016) - Deadline to submit: June 17th, 2016

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