The Resource Canada's aging population : seizing the opportunity ; final report, Special Senate Committee on Aging ; Sharon Carstairs, Chair ; Wilbert Joseph Keon, Deputy Chair

Canada's aging population : seizing the opportunity ; final report, Special Senate Committee on Aging ; Sharon Carstairs, Chair ; Wilbert Joseph Keon, Deputy Chair

Label
Canada's aging population : seizing the opportunity ; final report
Title
Canada's aging population
Title remainder
seizing the opportunity ; final report
Statement of responsibility
Special Senate Committee on Aging ; Sharon Carstairs, Chair ; Wilbert Joseph Keon, Deputy Chair
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also available online.
Cataloging source
CaBNvSL
Dewey number
304.60971
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1064.C2
LC item number
C252 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 31
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Canada
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Aged
  • Aging
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Delivery of Health Care
Label
Canada's aging population : seizing the opportunity ; final report, Special Senate Committee on Aging ; Sharon Carstairs, Chair ; Wilbert Joseph Keon, Deputy Chair
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "April 2009."
  • Also issued in French under title: Vieillissement de la population, un phénomène à valoriser: rapport final
  • Also issued as: 40th Parliament, 2nd session, no. 2, March 23, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Foreword -- A few words about definitions -- Setting the vision -- What the committee learned -- Implementing the committee's vision -- Chapter 1: countering ageism -- Defining ageism -- Moving toward a positive view of aging -- Competency -- Competency and driving: not just a seniors issue -- Competency and work -- Abuse and neglect -- Chapter 2: integrating care -- A move to integrated care -- Continuum of services and care for aging in the place of choice -- Chapter 3: comparable access to services across the country -- Seniors and health care costs -- Health promotion efforts can help reduce health care costs -- Demographic projections for provinces and territories -- A supplementary program to compensate for uneven aging across the provinces and territories -- Comparable access to medications: a national formulary -- Chapter 4: active aging in age-friendly cities and rural communities -- Active aging -- Age-friendly cities and rural communities -- Universal design -- Transportation -- Chapter 5: eliminating poverty -- Pensions -- Savings -- Old age security/guaranteed income supplement (OAS/GIS) -- Earnings -- The income security system -- Chapter 6: supporting caregivers -- Policy supports to help caregivers -- A national caregiver strategy -- Chapter 7: supporting the voluntary sector -- Seniors and the voluntary sector -- New horizons for seniors program -- Chapter 8: the health and social care workforce -- Increasing the supply of trained gerontologists and geriatricians -- Adapting training for an aging population -- Training of home care and personal support workers -- Chapter 9: incorporating research and new technology -- Research on aging -- Telemedicine and telehomecare -- Electronic health record -- Chapter 10: federal population groups, leading by example -- Direct federal leadership -- Veterans -- First Nations and Inuit -- Federal offenders -- National leadership and indirect responsibility -- Official language minority seniors -- Aboriginal seniors -- The government of Canada moves forward as leader -- Appendix I: list of recommendations by framework -- Appendix II: complete list of recommendations -- Appendix III: checklist of essential features of age-friendly cities -- Appendix IV: list of witnesses second session thirty-ninth Parliament -- Appendix V: costs: community versus facility
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
x, 233 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2134987-01umb_inst
  • ebr10298890
  • (OCoLC)855401693
Label
Canada's aging population : seizing the opportunity ; final report, Special Senate Committee on Aging ; Sharon Carstairs, Chair ; Wilbert Joseph Keon, Deputy Chair
Publication
Note
  • "April 2009."
  • Also issued in French under title: Vieillissement de la population, un phénomène à valoriser: rapport final
  • Also issued as: 40th Parliament, 2nd session, no. 2, March 23, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Foreword -- A few words about definitions -- Setting the vision -- What the committee learned -- Implementing the committee's vision -- Chapter 1: countering ageism -- Defining ageism -- Moving toward a positive view of aging -- Competency -- Competency and driving: not just a seniors issue -- Competency and work -- Abuse and neglect -- Chapter 2: integrating care -- A move to integrated care -- Continuum of services and care for aging in the place of choice -- Chapter 3: comparable access to services across the country -- Seniors and health care costs -- Health promotion efforts can help reduce health care costs -- Demographic projections for provinces and territories -- A supplementary program to compensate for uneven aging across the provinces and territories -- Comparable access to medications: a national formulary -- Chapter 4: active aging in age-friendly cities and rural communities -- Active aging -- Age-friendly cities and rural communities -- Universal design -- Transportation -- Chapter 5: eliminating poverty -- Pensions -- Savings -- Old age security/guaranteed income supplement (OAS/GIS) -- Earnings -- The income security system -- Chapter 6: supporting caregivers -- Policy supports to help caregivers -- A national caregiver strategy -- Chapter 7: supporting the voluntary sector -- Seniors and the voluntary sector -- New horizons for seniors program -- Chapter 8: the health and social care workforce -- Increasing the supply of trained gerontologists and geriatricians -- Adapting training for an aging population -- Training of home care and personal support workers -- Chapter 9: incorporating research and new technology -- Research on aging -- Telemedicine and telehomecare -- Electronic health record -- Chapter 10: federal population groups, leading by example -- Direct federal leadership -- Veterans -- First Nations and Inuit -- Federal offenders -- National leadership and indirect responsibility -- Official language minority seniors -- Aboriginal seniors -- The government of Canada moves forward as leader -- Appendix I: list of recommendations by framework -- Appendix II: complete list of recommendations -- Appendix III: checklist of essential features of age-friendly cities -- Appendix IV: list of witnesses second session thirty-ninth Parliament -- Appendix V: costs: community versus facility
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
x, 233 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2134987-01umb_inst
  • ebr10298890
  • (OCoLC)855401693

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