Canada needs a national aging strategy that includes older women
The world has given us a template to build our own roadmap. We need to apply these lessons and develop a path forward to address the unique needs of Canadians and build our own age-friendly communities. We need a strategy.
Healthy aging is a major global priority—it’s on the top of the United Nations and the World Health Organization’s agenda. Countries like Japan and Singapore have made major investments to support their older population such as promoting life-long learning and social integration, as well as building age-friendly home care and assisted living and designing age-friendly technology, write Paula Rochon and Surbhi Kalia. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay