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Seniors Home Repair Program grant increase
Seniors Home Repair
Seniors Home Repair Program increased.

Increases to the lifetime grant for the Seniors Home Repair Program will give eligible Island seniors extra support to remain in their homes longer.

Book talk and donation highlights resilience of abuse survivors
Lived Through This: Listening to the Stories of Sexual Violence Survivors
(L to R): Minister of Community Services and Seniors, Valerie Docherty; Minister of Tourism and Culture, Robert Henderson; Dr. Wendy Verhoek-Oftedahl from the Provincial Child Sexual Abuse Advisory Committee.

The Provincial Child Sexual Abuse Advisory Committee recently donated copies of Anne Reamís book, Lived Through This: Listening to the Stories of Sexual Violence Survivors, to public libraries across Prince Edward Island.

Discussing issues for seniors
Seniors
Canada's federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for seniors.

Prince Edward Island is hosting a meeting this week of Canada's federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for seniors. Caregiver readiness and social isolation were two key issues discussed.

Premiersí Task Force to support Chairís Initiative on Aging
By 2033, Canadians over 65 will represent almost one quarter of the population.

A new task force led by Premier Robert Ghiz will look at the social and economic impacts of Canada's aging population.

Collaboration on health care achieves results for Canadians
Work has focused on the priority areas of pharmaceuticals, appropriateness of care, and seniors care, including aging in place and early diagnosis and treatment of dementia.

Through work in their respective jurisdictions and their collaboration on the Health Care Innovation Working Group (HCIWG), Canada's Premiers have demonstrated their commitment to enhancing Canadiansí health care and achieving better value for money across health care systems.

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