In an aging world, seniors’ loss of independence and quality of life is a preventable tragedy
As life expediencies increase in Canadians, research has found that the quality of life for older adults is not increasing nearly as fast. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the gaps in care for older adults, and now the majority of adults over 55 in Canada are determined to age in place and not end up in a long-term care facility. This article reviews the critical quality of life issues facing older adults globally and tells the stories of four older adults navigating disability and our ageist society.
Dec 16, 2022