Nearly a quarter of B.C.’s population is expected to be 65 years and older within the next 20 years, but seniors across the country already outnumber Canadians under the age of 15. (There were approximately 5,780,900 Canadians 65 and over on July 1, compared to the under-15 population of 5,749,400.) The number of seniors increased by 3.5 per cent during the past year, four times faster than the population at large, according to Statistics Canada.
How to properly serve the needs of seniors now and in the future is the focus of a meeting Tuesday at SFU’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver, organized by the B.C. Care Providers Association in partnership with the Ministry of Health.
Full article > > > here.
This page is reserved for the categories below: