Media Alert - Seniors and Baby Boomers: Election Game Changers - Canada's Doctors on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Seniors health care may well be the issue that decides the next federal election, as shown by new strategic polling done by Nanos Research for the Canadian Medical Association (CMA).

Join the CMA and Nik Nanos as they reveal important new strategic polling results on what seniors and baby boomers want to see from their federal government.

Doctors from across Canada will be making a House Call to Parliamentarians on April 8. The CMA will meet with MPs and Senators to discuss the need for a panCanadian strategy on seniors care.

MPs, Senators and journalists will also be able to obtain instant cardiovascular and diabetes risk assessment at a clinic on the Hill. Nurses and doctors will be on hand to answer health-related questions and assess test results.

BREAKFAST
Nanos Research
Date: April 8, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Parliamentary Restaurant, Centre Block

HEALTH CLINIC
Date: April 8, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00
Location: Commonwealth room

CMA President Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti and Nik Nanos will be available for interviews.

SOURCE Canadian Medical Association

For further information: Lucie Boileau, Senior Advisor, Communications and Public Outreach, lucie.boileau@cma.ca Tel.: 800-663-7336 / 613-731-8610 ext. 1266, Cell.: 613-447-0866