In the 2019 budget, established with a new dental program for seniors living on less than $19,300 (or $32,300 for couples) if they don’t have other benefits.

This comes in the wake of hard work by nonprofits to expand dental benefits as a key part of our health care system, like the effort shown here.

There will also be 15,000 new long-term care beds over the next five years and upgrading for 15,000 older long-term care beds to provide more appropriate care for patients with complex health conditions.

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