Apr 05, 2020
By Zoomer Podcast Network
Is Ottawa doing enough to help Zoomers? In addition to measures targeting low-income and frail elders, the government lowered the amount of mandatory RRIF withdrawals by 25% for this year. CARP says they should be suspended altogether in light of the plunging markets. That’s where Libby Znaimer began in a wide-ranging conversation with Minister for Seniors Deb Schulte.
Canadians, especially those over 65, need eye care. Routine checkups are cancelled because of the pandemic. But, the Ontario Association of Optometrists has come up with protocols to provide urgent care during this extraordinary time. Libby talked with Dr. Joshua Smith.