The Effect of Aging on the Canadian Health Care System

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The Effect of Aging on the Canadian Health Care System
Introduction
Canada’s population is aging and by 2025, one in five Canadians will be 65 or older (Statistics Canada, 2010). As a large proportion of Canadian society ages, we as a nation will face many challenges in an effort to provide health care for our elderly population. In addition to psychological, mental and physical disabilities which increase economic and social costs, the frail elderly population are also vulnerable and lack social support and therefore are unable to successfully integrate and access health care (Campos-Outcalt et al., 2007). The objective of this paper is to examine the effects of aging on changes in social welfare, the relationship between aging population...
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