Grey matters: For elderly, there's a hole in our health care system
5 days ago - By National Post
By Wanda Morris
If I had to choose one song that captures the essence of my work as an advocate for Canadians in the second half of life, it would be the folk song popularized in the early 1960s by Harry Belafonte and Odetta: Hole in the Bucket.
The song is burned into my brain from childhood camping trips where my dad had time to sing all its verses as we travelled west from Calgary, seeking a camping spot, an absence of insects and water in the form of lakes rather than rainfall.
The song, for anyone not familiar with it, is written for two voices, with Liza directing Henry to fix the...
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