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Support Network: Immigrant Seniors and Wellesley Institute

support network: A new study by the Wellesley Institute looks at inequities in health and mental health between Canadian-born and immigrant seniors, according to Toronto Star. Bernard Weil / Toronto Star By Nicholas Keung Immigration reporter Tues., May 16, 2017 Eighty-year-old Sung-hak Choi keeps active and healthy by volunteering in the community and caring for her seven grandchildren. She says there are many challenges for immigrant seniors when it comes to staying healthy. There are many challenges for immigrant seniors to stay healthy. They are cut off from the support network in their old country said Choi, who immigrated to Canada in 1982 with her family and four children. Many come with their children, at an older age. ( As reported in the news.