Canada Aging Population

Canadians Spend Billions To Take Care Of Aging Parents: Study

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2017 | Canada Business

And the direct costs pale in comparison to lost income and foregone vacation time.

The Fastest Growing Segment Of Canada's Population? Centenarians

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2017 | Canada Living

The key to combatting the aging of the workforce could be immigration.

Elderly Canadian Women Are Finally Putting Themselves First

CP | Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2017 | Canada Living

Census data shows there are nearly two women for every man over age 85 in Canada.

Atlantic Canada Sees A Population Boom -- In Retiring Baby Boomers

CP | Brett Bundale, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2017 | Canada Living

The provinces saw the biggest decline in population for those aged 15 to 64.

3 Risks To The Aging Population Of Canada

Michael Gazer | Posted 08.24.2016 | Canada Living
Michael Gazer

Canada is experiencing a demographic shift. Baby boomers, currently the largest generation, are rapidly reaching retirement age. By 2021, 17.8 per cent of the total Canadian population will be over 65 - that's nearly seven million people. By 2041, that number is expected to jump to 9.7 million, or 22.6 per cent.

Maritimes Push For Age To Be A Factor In Health Care Funding

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Politics

The current funding formula set to expire at the end of the fiscal year.

Nurses Say Nova Scotia's Long-Term Care System Is In 'Crisis'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada

Their report says the system is antiquated and plagued by a host of serious issues.

Stress Load On Ontario Caregivers Has Doubled In 4 Years

Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Living

One third of those caregivers say they are too stressed out to do it any longer.

Canada Medical Association Calls For National Seniors Strategy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2016 | Canada Politics

Parties vying to win the federal election should commit to offering more tax incentives for those caring for elderly family members, says the association.

How Low Population Growth Is Posing Challenges to Advanced Countries

Salman Sakir | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Business
Salman Sakir

The population in advanced countries is growing at low rates. At the same time, it is also aging. An aging population combined with low population growth rates can have important social and economic policy implications. This may have important effects on economic growth, heath care, pension system and the standard of living in advanced countries.

We're So Old, It Hurts

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada Business

BANFF, Alta. - Canada's aging population, combined with a lacklustre birthrate, is going to dramatically impact our country's economic performance in ...

What Age Do You Consider Old?

CP | Diana Mehta | Posted 05.29.2012 | Canada Living

Ask Alan Wilson to define "old'' and he answers with a hearty chuckle. "It's just a number, it's how you feel,'' said Wilson, a spry 82-year-old wh...

Is 'Semi-Retirement' Canada's Future?

CP | Posted 05.29.2012 | Canada Business

David K. Foot is a professor in the Economics Department at the University of Toronto and co-author of the ``Boom Bust & Echo'' series of books about ...

Baby Boomers Reshape Aging With High Health Demands

CP | Helen Branswell | Posted 05.29.2012 | Canada Living

With the largest generation ever starting to crest the hill of old age, medical specialties that deal with older adults are getting ready for the inev...

Canada Population Aging Quickly, But Toddlers On Rise

CP | Heather Scoffield | Posted 05.29.2012 | Canada Living

More On Canada Census 2011: - Canada's Population: Aging And Changing More Diapers - Baby Boomers Driving Nation's Health Care Concerns - For Can...

Aging Population Will Take 20 Per Cent Bite Out Of Canada's Wealth: BoC

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The economy is starting to pay a price as a result of the aging population, and the cost will grow unless Canadians adjust, says the Bank of ...

Rachel Mendleson

Canada's Aging Population May Create $67-Billion Annual Budget Hole: Study | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Business

There is no shortage of ominous characterizations for the demographic shift currently underway in Canada. Often described as a “grey wave” or a ...

The 'Grey Tsunami': Will It Swamp Canada's Health System?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Fears that Canada's aging population could lead to soaring health-care costs may be greatly exaggerated, say researchers, who suggest that...