Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Hybrid Health Care Agenda.

Public surveys during the recent Canadian federal election, placed health care above the economy & jobs as the top issue. One poll by Ipsos Ried from April 2011 on behalf of the Canadian Medical Association showed 35% of Prairie and Northern … Continue reading

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Intricacy of Attitudes to Age–Ask Europe.

Whet my appetite! Nothing better could encourage a blogger on the subject of “the promise of longevity” than reading a 100 page research study such as the new report published in the UK from the Department of Work and Pensions, … Continue reading

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Vermeer’s Case for Financial Literacy

Die in debt could be one approach. It worked with Dutch artist Vermeer, only it was his wife who carried the bankruptcy load after his death at age 43. But way back then, longevity wasn’t what it is today and … Continue reading

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Older Worker Wage Insurance.Part 2

One eligibility factor for a pilot wage insurance program, outlined in the Labour Force Participation Of Older Workers in Canada by the Institute for Research and Public Policy (blog post April 26 2011), is that a person should be age … Continue reading

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Aging at Home Strategy:Part 2

You’re alone, single or suddenly single as a result of losing a partner and maybe on top of this you don’t have family to look out for you as you advance into later years. What do you do in this … Continue reading

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