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[News] Unprecedented growth among Canada's senior population will mean shift in housing needs: experts

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Canada’s senior population is projected to see unprecedented growth in the coming decades, and experts say new housing strategies are badly needed, including improving and expanding support for those who choose to grow old at home, and rethinking how entire neighbourhoods are built.

The national population aged 65 and older, accounting for roughly 19 per cent of the population in 2021, is projected to reach between 22 and 30 per cent by 2068, according to Statistics Canada – an unprecedented shift that will bring major changes to the needs of Canadians.

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    Feb 07, 2024

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