Aging population means more help needed with long-term care (With video)

With an aging population, seniors increasingly face more mental health and complex problems.

The growing health issues mean the government must invest more in long-term care, Candace Chartier, CEO of the Ontario Long Term Care Association, said Tuesday at a state-of-the-art Windsor facility.

“The residents we’re looking after today are not the same residents we were looking after even five years ago,” Chartier said at Riverside Place, which has 96 residents and a waiting list of about 300, plus 110 staff members. “We all know we need and deserve better seniors care.”

For the full article, with video, visit: www.windsorstar.com

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