Category: Digest News

Be a donor, make a difference

April is BeADonor month and the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) is looking to Ontario residents for help. There are approximately 1,600 people currently waiting for an organ transplant across the province, and...

Free pharmacare in the works

Plans are in the works to extend cost-free pharmacare to residents over the age of 65. More than 4,400 prescription drugs will be available free of charge of charge to the approximate 2.6 million...

Hospitals getting more support

Patients across Ontario will continue to see improved access to care and reduced wait times thanks to an investment from the province. Dr. Eric Hoskins, minister of health and long-term care recently announced that...

Seniors more likely to die in home fires

An individual’s ability to respond quickly to a residential fire determines who dies and who gets injured, according to a new study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Home fire deaths...

Boosting seniors’ opportunities

Seniors across the province will have more opportunities to be active, healthy and engaged in their communities thanks to the expansion of the Seniors Community Grant program. Dipika Damerla, minister of seniors affairs, made...

Maximize your golden years

Are you approaching the so-called “golden years”: the time of life after retirement from active work? Free from the constraints of a job, boss or workplace, you can at last enjoy the freedom to...