Will seniors swamp system? - Published Thursday December 30th, 2010

The province has identified pressures in the Prescription Drug Program as part of the reason the Department of Health's budget is $45 million over budget.

"It's pretty scary," said C├ęcile Cassista, executive director of the Coalition for Seniors and Nursing Home Residents' Rights.

She said a number of organizations are stepping up their efforts to get seniors to be more active.
For now, Harrigan and his group are doing their part and slowly growing, attracting as many as 17 people on one recent weekday morning.