Federal Budget Cuts Slash Essential Government-Funded Services to Seniors


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Seniors rely on government-funded services such as free rides, hot meals and caregiver "companions".

But the recent federal budget cuts put those services on hold, which are key to independent living among the elderly. The level of the cuts is going to affect the ability of many seniors to remain in the home.


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