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National Seniors Day -

Sep 29, 2017 ... National Seniors Day is October 1. This is an occasion where all Canadians can
join in celebrating older adults across Canada - whether a parent, a co-worker, a
neighbour, or a friend. The Government of Canada is proud to acknowledge the
life-long contributions our nation's seniors have made and ...

Seniors Guidebook to Safety and Security | Royal Canadian ...

Nov 1, 2017 ... This guide is for seniors, their family members, care-givers, friends, and anyone
else who may find it useful. It is not meant to include everything but tries to
answer some common concerns when it comes to seniors' safety and security.
Our goal is to raise awareness of seniors' safety issues to improve their ...

Seniors Online

Mar 13, 2017 ... Seniors Online. People across the country spend a lot of their time online, and
Canadians aged 65 and older represent the fastest growing group of Internet
users. Furthermore, among senior Internet users, approximately 70% go online
every day. Just like anyone else online, it's important that seniors stay ...

Seniors' Housing Report — British Columbia

Seniors' Housing Report — British Columbia. This publication, resulting from a
Seniors' Housing Survey, provides a description and analysis of the seniors'
housing market in British Columbia, including vacancy rates, rents, and universe
data. British Columbia, BC, Seniors, retirement facilities, congregate housing ,
tenure, ...

Loss and recovery of independence among seniors

Loss and recovery of independence among seniors. Laurent Martel, Alain
Bélanger and Jean-Marie Berthelot. 35. Statistics Canada's most recent
projections indicate that the proportion of seniors in the population will double by
2031.1 There are nearly 4 million people aged 65 or older in Canada today, but
in 30 years, ...

HUMA - Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors

Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors. Last meeting:
Thursday, November 9, 2017. The Standing Committee on Human Resources,
Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities agreed
to undertake a study of how the Government can support vulnerable seniors
today ...


The proportion of the senior population (aged 65 and older) has been increasing
steadily over the past 40 years. From 1971 to 2010, the proportion of seniors in
the population grew from 8% to 14%. According to demographic projections, the
proportion of seniors is expected to increase rapidly until 2031, when all the baby

Organization Profile - National Seniors Council

Dec 21, 2017 ... The National Seniors Council advises on current and emerging issues and
opportunities related to the quality of life, health and well-being of seniors, both
now and in the future; as needed, undertakes activities such as commissioning
research, convening expert panels and roundtables, and holding ...

More seniors at work

Statistics Canada — Catalogue no. 75-001-XIE. More seniors at work. Doreen
Duchesne. CANADIAN LIFE EXPECTANCY ranks among the highest in the
world—77.1 years, on average, for boys born in 2001, and 82.2 for girls. Only
eight decades ago, life expectancies were 59 and. 61 years respectively, and
most workers ...

SeniorS' FallS in Canada

Injury in Canada is a serious public health concern. It is a leading cause of
hospitalization for children, young adults and seniors, and it is a major cause of
disability and death. Falls remain the leading cause of injury-related
hospitalizations among Canadian seniors, and between 20% and 30% of seniors
fall each year.

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