Originally published at capitalnews.ca
Canada’s population is aging and by 2024, StatsCan estimates about one-fifth of the national population will be seniors.
With this in mind, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government has committed to spending $3 billion over the next four years on home health care as part of the proposed national Health Accord, which would work in collaboration with provinces and territories. Financial supports for family care and greater access to in-home caregivers are included in the Health Accord budget. Continue reading