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On a Home Run: Supplying Help to Seniors Where They Live

On a Home Run: Supplying Help to Seniors Where They Live

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To stay or go: That's a decision many thousands of seniors in Canada have to make every year, choosing between remaining in their own home or moving to a retirement home. What was once considered almost a natural progression for seniors is no longer their preferred choice for many reasons, not least being the improved good health, longevity and increase in disposable income of the elderly. A study by the Public Health Agency of Canada reported that two-thirds of the seniors' population now prefers to stay in their own homes...

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