Long-term care demand rising Freeze on number of beds expected to add pressure - By Jodie Sinnema, edmontonjournal.com

EDMONTON — The number of people waiting for long-termcare beds in Alberta rose 12 per cent from 2008 to 2009, according to information from Alberta Health and Wellness.
But the NDP is concerned that the list is likely to grow since the government is no longer adding any long-term care beds.