Geriatricians call for controversial change to health care for seniors
With the federal election campaign moving into fever pitch this week — we're focusing on an issue Canadian voters consistently rank as a top priority … but one you may not be hearing a lot about on the campaign trail.
Many aspects of our system come under provincial jurisdiction, but it's all under federal leadership. And as nearly anyone navigating the Health Care system can attest — many aspects of it in dire need of discussion, and action.
And there are growing calls across Canada for a wholesale change in the way we look at providing medical care for the elderly.
Anna Maria Tremonti on The Current reports.
Tiko Kerr, Vancouver Artist and patient of Dr. Julio Montaner