Living arrangements of Canada's elderly : changing demographic and economic factors

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Originally presented at the symposium "Innovations in Housing and Living Arrangements for Seniors" sponsored by the Gerontology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University and the Canadian Association on Gerontology. The objectives in organizing the symposium were to examine existing housing forms and policies in the light of current demographic and economic trends, sensitize participants to current problems with the development process as it relates to seniors housing and to examine innovative financial and physical solutions that would better meet the needs of Canada's aging population.Introduction; Demographic Considerations and Living Arrangements; Living Arrangements and Income; Living Arrangements and Shelter Expenditures; Housing Characteristics of the Elderly; Future Living Arrangements; Conclusions; References; Appendix.
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