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When I was younger I loved pancakes. Excuse me, I loved MAPLE SYRUP. Pancakes were a way to get as much maple syrup on my plate, my hands, and my face.

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Psychiatric Care Lacking For Institutionalised Seniors

Don Weitz wears a T-shirt bluntly saying, “Fry rice – not brains.” By David South Today’s Seniors (Canada), November 1992 Seniors who live in nursing homes and homes for the aged are receiving an inadequate amount of psychiatric care, according to a study conducted by Toronto’s Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care.  Dr. David Conn, director […]

Specialists Want Cancer Treatments Universally Available

By David South Today’s Seniors (Canada), December 1993 A newly-formed group representing cancer doctors says it is fed up with the inhumane and bureaucratic approach to cancer care in Ontario.  Dr. Shailendra Verma of Access to Equal Cancer Care in Ontario (AECCO) says he’s had enough.  “My group has served the government notice that we’re […]

Seniors Falling Through The Health Care Cost Cracks

By David South Today’s Seniors (Canada), December 1993 When Orangeville senior Donald Potter was told he was too old to receive a bone marrow transplant, he paid $150,000 to get one in the United States.  His case, recently made public by provincial Conservative leader Mike Harris, has raised the disturbing issue of health care rationing […]


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