There are so many families and seniors dealing with dementia. Attended the Innisfail dementia support group meeting yesterday. Heard about the need to increase geriatric nurse specialists and a shortage of day programs to support caregivers, who are burning out and stressed. Far too many seniors ending up in hospital beds and nursing homes when they don’t need to be there, except for a lack of needed community supports. It would take less public health care funding to prevent than to use hospital beds as the default. I’m interested in hearing ideas on how we could improve our health care system, there have got to be ways we could improve efficiency and decrease waste…..