A Roadmap to an Age-Inclusive Canada
Our comprehensive, evidence-based policy book is the result of an exhaustive cross-country research and consultation process.
We dove deep into the issues that are affecting the lives of older adults in our country, reviewing literature, exploring best practices and listening to stories from real people like you.
VOICES presents a clear roadmap forward to advancing the rights and well-being of older Canadians and their caregivers.
Issues are grouped into 6 compass points:
Rise in cases of missing elderly persons a concern as baby boomers age -CanAge says it’s already seeing more elderly people getting lost in communities – Nov. 27,’23 – CBC London
Read Article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/london/rise-in-cases-of-missing-elderly-persons-a-concern-as-baby-boomers-age-1.7039534
This senior sold his home due to interest rate hikes. Now, he can’t find an affordable rental – CBC Calgary – Oct. 23,’23
Read article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-seniors-unaffordable-rent-interest-rates-1.7001817
Watch/listen to article here: https://globalnews.ca/news/10019344/urgency-mounts-missing-whistler-senior-search/
‘We are incredibly worried’: Seniors’ advocacy group shares cold and flu season concerns – Global News – Oct. 5, ’23
Watch/listen to interview here: https://globalnews.ca/video/10007981/we-are-incredibly-worried-seniors-advocacy-group-shares-cold-and-flu-season-concerns/
Alberta pharmacists face cuts in COVID-19 vaccine administration fees – Edmonton Journal – Oct. 2, ’23
Read article here: https://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/questions-remain-following-alberta-announcement-on-fall-vaccine-plan
Calgary long-term care COVID-19 outbreaks come as seniors’ advocates call for more info – Global News Calgary – Sept., 29,’23 ￼
Read, watch and listen here: https://globalnews.ca/news/9996003/calgary-long-term-care-covid-19-outbreaks-advocates-want-info/