Archive for the ‘seniors home repair’ tag Sorry Mr Currie $1,500 will not keep disabled seniors at home

Minister of Seniors Doug Currie pats himself on the back with minuscule program

In the PEI Legislature today, Minister Doug Currie proclaimed the value of the Seniors Home Repair program to assist seniors to stay in their homes.
The program provides $1,500 towards the cost of necessary renovations for seniors. The income test was recently increased to $35,000 annual income. 750 PEI seniors have applied for the program. $2.2 million has been spent on the program.