Essays on Aging in Place – Ebook

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2021

A brilliant collection of short articles by leading advocates for ‘aging in place’ – as opposed to ‘institutional gulags’ – the term used by Catherine Frazee in her introduction!

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A brilliant collection of short articles by leading advocates for ‘aging in place’ – as opposed to ‘institutional gulags’ – the term used by Catherine Frazee in her introduction!

Contents

Foreward: Catherine Frazee

Editor’s Note: Douglas Cartan

Acknowledgement: Kay Wigle

Dedication: Donna and Gordon Ferguson

People First of Canada

Position on The Right to Live in Community

Family Members

John Lord, Imagining Better – The Power of Aging in Place

Audrey Cole: An Underlying Threat Faced by My Son

Sal Amenta, Why Are Persons with Disabilities Being Placed in Long-Term Care Facilities?

Joyce Balaz, The Importance of Our Autonomy

Community Living Leaders and Advocates

Patricia Spindel & Judith Sandys, Time to Provide Funding and Real Choice

John Lord, Time to Shift Our Thinking on Long-Term Care

Chris Beesley, Stop Normalizing Long-Term Care for People Who Have a Developmental Disability

Alan McWhorter, Make Aging in Place a Real Choice: We Can Help

Kay Wigle, Long-Term Care Facilities Are not Normal – For Anyone

Douglas Cartan, Aging in Place Inspired by the Gord Ferguson Story

Linda Till, An Illusion of Care

Peter Clutterbuck, Redirect Our Social and Financial Investments

Judith Sandys, Understanding the Effects of the Assumptions That We Hold

Aldred Neufeldt, No One Aspires to a Nursing Home – 4 Steps to Reform Elder Care

Community Based Service Providers

Rygiel Supports for Community Living, Donna Marcaccio – Community-Based Support Lifelong

Community Living London, Michelle Palmer & Aileen Watt – Anticipate Changing Needs as People Age

South East Grey Support Services, Maurice Voisin – A Commitment to Each Person

Community Living Ajax, Pickering & Whitby, Lisa McNee-Baker, Aging in Place is About “HOME”

Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley, Tina Williams, Aging in Place – We Have a Way to Go!

Afterword: Judith Sandys and Douglas Cartan