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National Seniors Council to examine social isolation of seniors

Gatineau, Quebec, August 8, 2013 — The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), today announced the National Seniors Council's new priority for 2013-2014 is to assess how social isolation affects seniors and explore ways to prevent and reduce the social isolation of seniors in Canada.
"Social isolation affects the health and well-being of seniors," said Minister of State Wong. "That's why it's so important to address this issue by listening to seniors and consulting with key players from the non-profit, public and private sectors." [Learn more about the National Seniors Council to examine social isolation of seniors]

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July 16, 2014
Minister Wong meets with National Seniors Council and holds roundtable on social isolation of seniors

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), and members of the National Seniors Council (NSC) met today in Gatineau with seniors’ organizations, service and health providers, researchers and practitioners to discuss how social isolation affects seniors and explore ways to prevent and/or reduce its occurrence.
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March 5, 2014
National Seniors Council to explore adverse effects of social isolation

Members of the National Seniors Council (NSC) met today in Whitehorse with seniors organizations, service and health providers, researchers and practitioners to assess how social isolation affects seniors and how best to tackle the issue in Canada.
[Learn more about the National Seniors Council explores adverse effects of social isolation]

March 3, 2014 
National Seniors Council to explore adverse effects of social isolation

Members of the National Seniors Council (NSC) met today in Vancouver with seniors organizations, service and health providers, researchers and practitioners to assess how social isolation affects seniors and how best to tackle the issue in Canada.
[Learn more about the National Seniors Council explores adverse effects of social isolation]

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2014-09-19