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Aging in Canada: Worried about accessing health care?

Posted on 2nd Nov 2023

Canada’s aging population, combined with a shortage of physicians reported across parts of the country(opens in a new tab), may leave some worried about their ability to access health-care services as they age.

The latest census data from Statistics Canada(opens in a new tab) reveals the number of Canadians aged 85 and older is expected to triple within the next 25 years, but questions remain around how the country will fund the rising demand for health care.

Additionally, during the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and health-care facilities across Canada have shared their struggles with staffing shortages due to a lack of funding and job burnout.



Toronto, Ontario CANADA

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