Aging in Place in Kensington-Chinatown
Every Friday morning elderly residents eagerly await the arrival of Dr. Lim, their unofficial doctor-in-residence.
Every Friday morning the elderly residents of 91 Augusta Avenue eagerly await the arrival of Dr. Lim — their unofficial doctor-in-residence. With nearby hospitals experiencing high rates of low-urgency emergency department visits, these types of culturally sensitive services may hold the key to keeping care in the community — and helping seniors age in place.
About the author, Jen Recknagel
Jen Recknagel is a former Senior Editor at The Local.
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