Tag: Poverty Among Toronto’s Elderly

Poverty Among Toronto’s Elderly should be Top of Mind

The issue of poverty among elderly Toronto residents isn’t being paid enough attention, says the executive director of a seniors’  charity. According to Thom Burger, of Silver Circle West Toronto Services for Seniors, a range of problems—from an inability to leave home, to health and financial issues—can combine to negatively affect the well-being of vulnerable older people.…