PEI excludes seniors with disabilities from supports while Federal government points to growing problem
PRLog – The new Federal report “Advancing the Inclusion of People with Disabilities 2009” points to an increasing rate of disability among aging Canadians. PEI recently ignored seniors with disabilities in its review and excludes them from disability supports.
The overall rate of disability among Canadians jumped from 12.4% in 2001 to 14.3% in 2006. Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Diane Finlay’s report “Advancing the Inclusion of People with Disabilities 2009″ attributes that to the aging Canadian population. Continue reading