The National Seniors Council was directed in August 2013, to consult with seniors, key players from the not-for-profit, public and private sectors to assess how social isolation affects seniors and explore ways to prevent and reduce social isolation of seniors in Canada.
The objective of this report is to share the input received through the Council’s consultation efforts on the issue and provide advice in the form of suggested measures for federal consideration that could help to prevent and reduce social isolation of seniors in Canada.
The report is divided in three main sections:
- Consultation Process
- Consultation Highlights
- Suggested Measures
Published By: Government of Canada
Publication Date: October 2014