Christine Ross fills in for Libby Znaimer.
The face of hunger is changing in this province. Seniors are twice as likely to use a food bank regularly compared with other visitors. Libby talks to Michael Maidmont, CEO of the Ottawa Food Bank, to look at the factors behind the dramatic 10 percent bump in visits by older Ontarians.
And – Christmas can be a difficult time for many, but it’s particularly challenging and lonely for seniors. Libby talks to Carol Bradley Bursack to explore some ways to help navigate the holidays to bring cheer to older loved ones in the family, no matter where they live or their level of health.