The Agenda with Steve Paikin

To view videos of the programs on aging, residence life and the legislation of assisted suicide, select February 13, 2013 in the episode archive of The Agenda’s web site.

  • Aging: Striking a balance
  • Two Canadian provinces appear poised to allow medically-assisted suicide. The Agenda examines the state of the euthanasia debate in Canada.
  • How do Ontario’s retirement and long-term care facilities stack up to meet the needs of the province’s seniors?
  • For many seniors, when it’s time to leave home, the residential future is anything but clear. Nursing homes and/or long-term care facilities and retirement residences all offer different things to different populations. The Agenda examines how Ontario’s seniors are being served by the facilities on offer. Very enlightening program with guests Jane Meadus, Lawyer, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly, Eoin Callan, Director of Policy, Service Employees International Union, Donna Holwell, President of the Board of Directors, Ontario Retirement Communities Association, Candace Chartier, CEO, Ontario Association of Long-term Care Facilities.