ZITNER: Nova Scotia Health Authority insists on deciding who will have primary-care physicians and who will not, leaving seniors and expecting parents in the lurch
MCGREGOR, RONALD: The pressure to make a profit in seniors homes often leads to cost-cutting measures such as reduced staffing that undermine the quality of care
BERNIER: Much more can and should be done by governments to address this serious health issue for our aging population
MUSCEDERE: People who have conversations about their end-of-life preferences are much more likely to be satisfied with the care received
ROCKWOOD: The health-care system must do better at addressing conditions that restrict how we live as we get old
HAVE, BROWN: Keeping employees healthy and productive is critical, so what do we save when employee health benefits are cut for staff who are seniors?
BROWN: A significant proportion of future Canadian retirees are going to suffer measurable deterioration in their standards of living
MUSCEDERE, HORNE: It’s time we improved the quality and quantity of care for frail Canadians – and improved the health system for everyone in the process