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North Vancouver senior forced to check into homeless shelter after hospital discharge

February 18th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in news & views

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Homelessness among seniors, particularly women, a little-known and largely invisible issue in Metro Vancouver

In Surrey, police came across a woman in her mid-80s living in a car and taking care of her adult son, who is mentally ill and sold most of her possessions. On the North Shore, an outreach team found two women in their 60s who live in their cars because they have nowhere else to go and are afraid to stay in a shelter.  Read the rest of this article at The Vancouver Sun…

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