This report makes four recommendations to respond to Canada’s demographic shift – all seemingly simple and all a familiar tune to seniors’ advocates: developing a national seniors strategy; supporting aging at home and building better homecare; considering demographic needs in calculations for federal health transfers to the provinces; and increasing labour force participation of underrepresented groups and better matching labour demand with supply.

Published By: Standing Senate Committee on National Finance

Publication Date: June 2017

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