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Alberta government to provide financial relief for continuing care residents
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Alberta government to provide financial relief for continuing care residents

The Government of Alberta announced it will be continue to provide partial financial relief for long-term care and supportive living residents in November. In a news release on Wednesday morning, the province said it is giving $11 million to help seniors fight inflationary increases to accommodation costs from Nov. 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023.Accommodation fees include services like rooms, meals, laundry, housekeeping, utilities, building maintenance and general administration.The funding is in addition to the $14 million in financial relief for residents from July 1 to Oct. 31 this year. Read more: Canada’s inflation rate hit 8.1% in June. Is this the peak? The province said residents’ accommodations will only increase by 3.2 per cent during this time period, ...