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A most convincing presentation.
However some of the alleged facts are somewhat inaccurate.
We have knowledge of numbers of seniors who are living hand to
mouth, having difficulty paying utilities and taxes. These individuals
welcome reduced bus fares.
The author also cites hotels, taxi cabs, hamburger joints giving discounts
to older persons, we would love to encounter these.
Furthermore in Alberta there are no Health Care Premiums.
He is accurate when he states that in fact there are numbers of wealthy seniors,
however he disregards the reality that amongst some seniors,
poverty is prevalent .
For example older women, who experienced a lifetime of lower wages,
part-time work and careers gaps during their working lives
A recent report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and
Development (OECD) reports that seniors living in poverty, is on the rise in Canada.
We have no doubt that because of the economic times, this increase will continue.