The Bulletin

COA Publication

June 2013

Bulletin – Health Care – Let’s Talk About it

Today there are deep seated issues facing Canada’s health care system: the population is aging, the institutional structure of the system is considered by many to be inefficient, and cost increases for health care services far outstrip inflation. Articles in this edition focus on: the need for private clinics as a way of improving access and services, the need for better funding and organization of the public health care system, a proposed a blending of private and public systems, etc.

COA Publication

May 2013

Bulletin – Towards an Age-Friendly Ottawa: A Community Framework

Introduction| Developing A Multi-level Age-Friendly Process | The Age-Friendly Ottawa Community Framework | Consultation Results, Objectives and Strategies for Action | Seniors Speak Out | Moving Forward |

April 2012

Bulletin – Vulnerability and Isolation

Champlain LHIN spearheading new seniors’ programs | Leaving the family home for a residence | Isolation and vulnerability | Ask a Pharmacist | Financial Strategies for retired Canadians | Helping an isolated senior is one phone call away | Socialization: a healthy aging prescription | Choices: Public Transportation for Seniors | Aging gracefully in your home |

COA Publication

Sept. 2011

Bulletin – Spirituality and Aging

Spirituality, Aging and Health | Aging and Gratitude | The Spirituality of Ageing: Dance Your Final Years! | Traditional Grandmother- Roseann Martin-Ampoh | Harvesting Elders’ Wisdom | The Developmental Task of Late Life | The Music of Your Life | Working with the Brain: Neuroarchitecture and Healing Places | Grief | Search for Meaning | Age Friendly Ottawa |

COA Publication

June 2010

Bulletin – Diabetes

Foreword – Dealing with Diabetes | Diabetes: A Life-altering Illness | Interview with Mary Roy | Diabetes Vintage | Know Your Carbohydrates | Diabetes and the Eye | Types of Diabetes | Insulin: Things You Should Know | Five Ways Diabetic Older Adults Can Be More Physically Active | Travelling Well – with Insulin | Foot Care Information | Smart Technologies and Independent Living | CT Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre | Elisabeth Bruyère Research Institute | Champlain LHIN diabetes strategy |

COA Publication

Dec. 2009

Bulletin – Retirement & Incomes

The Good and Bad of Senior Retirement Benefits | Income Security for Seniors | Pension Income Splitting | Ontario Senior Homeowner’s Property Tax Grant | Many Canadians Headed for Grim Reality | Nortel Pensioners Shaken by Bankruptcy | CPP Investment Losses | Canada Facing Crisis in Private Pension Sector | Good Balance: Responses to the Report of the Expert Commission on Pensions | Propsed Changes to Canada Pension Plan | Popular Income Security Links | Financial Abuse of Elders takes a Growing Toll | Protect Yourself from Financial Abuse | Canadian Government Plans New Rules for Private Pension Plans | Popular Income Security Links | From the Executive Director | Cetificates of Appreciation |