Seniors

Over the past 25 years, the proportion of the homeless population 50 years of age and older has increased rapidly, from 11% in 19901 to nearly 50% today.2 Older homeless adults experience early onset of age-related conditions relative to the general population, including difficulty performing basic...
The OWN Co-op – the place that Bea Levis calls home and a model of inner city affordable housing – owes its existence partly to good timing. “It was the last housing project to be built before the Harris government cancelled Ontario’s affordable housing funding,” says Erin Harris, a retired nurse...