Susan Eng live online Chat with Globe and Mail today at Noon EDT.

Visit the Globe and Mail website for a live discussion Thursday, Dec. 9 at 12 p.m. ET on the topic: Caring for seniors.

What are the challenges we face as Canada’s senior population grows? There is a widespread belief that an aging population will bankrupt the health system, but what is the evidence? Does Canada have the resources to cope properly?

Globe and Mail public health reporter André Picard will join the discussion, along with guest Susan Eng.

Mr. Picard has written extensively about senior care and has authored three best-selling health and policy books. He is widely acclaimed for his reporting and writing.

Ms. Eng is Vice President of Advocacy for CARP, a national organization committed to advocating for social change that will bring financial security, equitable access to health care and freedom from discrimination for all Canadians as they age.


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Keywords: healthcare, ageism