Faces of Aging

The aging of Canada’s population will present a host of complex social and economic challenges for governments at all levels over the next few decades. The Faces of Aging program examines this demographic phenomenon and its implications for public policy and society at large.
The current research agenda focuses on the following themes:

  • Creating age-friendly communities in Canada
  • Retirement income adequacy and pension reform
  • Funding and delivery of health care and social services
  • Social and economic implications of caregiving

Studies in progress

  • Addressing the problems associated with seniors’ use of prescription drugs
  • Regulation and quality in private residential care for seniors
  • Age-friendly communities in Ontario

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