Seniors for Social Action
A Progressive Force for Change
"While others are accepting the things they cannot change, we are out changing the things we cannot accept."
Essays on Aging in Place: A Guide for Developing Good Policy and Practice, Especially for People Who Have an Intellectual or Developmental Disability is a new e book released by Seniors for Social Action Ontario (SSAO) and Community Living Ontario (CLO). Twenty short essays highlight the path forward to reform elder care and not just for those who have a disability, but for everyone who needs assistance as they age.
The Foreword by Catharine Frazee, former Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, is a searing indictment of our current institutional system of long term care. The Afterword invites the readers’ engagement and action in the effort to reform a very broken elder care system in a more person directed manner as many of the publication’s contributors describe.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has"
"Courage my friends, 'tis not too late to
build a better world"