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  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114155
    Description:

    Using data from the Longitudinal Administrative Databank (LAD), this study examines whether the expected retirement age varies according to the unemployment rate of the economic region. In addition, the study verifies if the relationship between the unemployment rate of the economic region and the probability of permanent retirement remains when other factors are accounted for.

    Release date: 2015-04-22

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201400114010
    Description:

    This article highlights how seniors aged 65 and older perceive their risk of falling. Perceptions of risk are examined in comparison with a senior’s actual risk of falling. Using data from the 2008-2009 Canadian Community Health Survey – Healthy Aging, this article identifies groups of seniors who correctly perceive, overestimate and underestimate their risk of falling.

    Release date: 2014-10-01

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201301011872
    Description:

    Data from the 2008/2009 Canadian Community Health Survey-Healthy Aging were used to examine the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI), as well as the relationship between UI and loneliness, in a sample of people aged 65 or older who resided in private households.

    Release date: 2013-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201300311773
    Description:

    Data from the 2008/2009 Canadian Community Health Survey-Healthy Aging were used to estimate the prevalence of nutritional risk by selected characteristics.

    Release date: 2013-03-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201200111750
    Description:

    This article provides estimates of the expected working life and post-retirement life-expectancy of workers when they reach 50 years of age. Estimates for various educational attainment categories are also provided, by taking both voluntary and involuntary retirements into account.

    Release date: 2012-12-04

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201100411578
    Description:

    This article examines changes since 1976 in a number of indicators that show the aging of Canadian workers and a growing number of workers delaying retirement. The increase in delayed retirement is consistent with an increase in the employment rate of older workers, however, it is at odds with statistics indicating that the average retirement age has remained surprisingly stable. This article attempts to reconcile the two apparently contradictory trends using a new expected working-life indicator.

    Release date: 2011-10-26

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201100311515
    Description:

    This article profiles the population aged 50 or older who reported having been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Variables associated with increased risk of diagnosis and differences between 2004 and 2009 are presented. Intake of calcium and vitamin D from food and from supplements is analyzed by the presence or absence of osteoporosis.

    Release date: 2011-07-20

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201100211473
    Description:

    Using data from the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) - Healthy Aging Cognition Module, this study examines correlates of low performance on four cognitive tasks among Canadians aged 65 or older who were living in private dwellings and who did not have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

    Release date: 2011-06-15

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201000411391
    Description:

    This analysis uses data from the Cognition Module of the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey - Healthy Aging to validate a categorization of levels of cognitive functioning in the household population aged 45 or older.

    Release date: 2010-12-15

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200910513230
    Description:

    In 2006, 37% of the employed Canadian population was covered by a registered pension plan. Defined benefit plans have historically covered the majority of plan participants. Defined contribution plans have recently become more prominent. This article examines the increased prevalence of such plans in Canada between 1991 and 2006 and the factors influencing this trend.

    Release date: 2009-06-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-S20050009087
    Description:

    Dependency, chronic conditions and pain in seniors estimates the prevalence of dependency in the population aged 65 or older by age group and by the presence of specific chronic conditions. The analysis focuses on how the relationship between dependency and chronic conditions is affected when pain is also considered.

    Release date: 2005-02-09

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20030026830
    Description:

    In 2000/01, 28% of Canadians aged 20 or older reported having had a flu shot in the previous year, up from 16% in 1996/97. Close to two-thirds of seniors and one-half of people with chronic conditions had been vaccinated. Among the minority of seniors who did not get a flu shot, the main reason for not getting a shot was that they thought it was unnecessary.

    Release date: 2004-03-29

  • Articles and reports: 91-209-X20000005746
    Description:

    Since the 1950s, life expectancy at age 60 has grown considerably. A woman reaching age 60 in 1951 could expect to live an additional 19 years on average, whereas in 1996, a woman of that age could expect to live an average of 24 years. For men, however, the increase has been less pronounced; their life expectancy increased by just over three years during the same period.

    Release date: 2001-06-22

  • Technical products: 11-522-X19990015676
    Description:

    As the population ages, a greater demand for long-term care services and, in particular, nursing homes is expected. Policy analysts continue to search for alternative, less costly forms of care for the elderly and have attempted to develop programs to delay or prevent nursing-home entry. Health care administrators required information for planning the future demand for nursing-home services. This study assesses the relative importance of predisposing, enabling, and need characteristics in predicting and understanding nursing-home entry.

    Release date: 2000-03-02

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19980044041
    Description:

    This article examines the situation of people who retired in the first half of the 1990s to see how well their retirement income has replaced their former income.

    Release date: 1998-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19980033946
    Description:

    In this study, a link is established with spouses' retirement dates to determine how age, age difference, education and post-retirement income influence couples in their decisions to retire.

    Release date: 1998-09-09

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19970023071
    Description:

    The purpose of this article is to present a method of estimating the distribution of ages at retirement (and from these distributions, medians), and to describe what these distributions look like over time, by such characteristics as retirees' education, sex, employment class and industry of last employment.

    Release date: 1997-06-11

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19950042458
    Description:

    During the first half of the century, men generally worked until at least age 65. In the past four decades, however, an increasing proportion have been leaving the workforce before the traditional retirement age. How are these men doing financially?

    Release date: 1995-12-05

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1991003114
    Description:

    Statistics show that upon retirement women now participating in the labour market might not face the same economic hardships that many female seniors previously had.

    Release date: 1991-09-05

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  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114155
    Description:

    Using data from the Longitudinal Administrative Databank (LAD), this study examines whether the expected retirement age varies according to the unemployment rate of the economic region. In addition, the study verifies if the relationship between the unemployment rate of the economic region and the probability of permanent retirement remains when other factors are accounted for.

    Release date: 2015-04-22

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201400114010
    Description:

    This article highlights how seniors aged 65 and older perceive their risk of falling. Perceptions of risk are examined in comparison with a senior’s actual risk of falling. Using data from the 2008-2009 Canadian Community Health Survey – Healthy Aging, this article identifies groups of seniors who correctly perceive, overestimate and underestimate their risk of falling.

    Release date: 2014-10-01

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201301011872
    Description:

    Data from the 2008/2009 Canadian Community Health Survey-Healthy Aging were used to examine the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI), as well as the relationship between UI and loneliness, in a sample of people aged 65 or older who resided in private households.

    Release date: 2013-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201300311773
    Description:

    Data from the 2008/2009 Canadian Community Health Survey-Healthy Aging were used to estimate the prevalence of nutritional risk by selected characteristics.

    Release date: 2013-03-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201200111750
    Description:

    This article provides estimates of the expected working life and post-retirement life-expectancy of workers when they reach 50 years of age. Estimates for various educational attainment categories are also provided, by taking both voluntary and involuntary retirements into account.

    Release date: 2012-12-04

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201100411578
    Description:

    This article examines changes since 1976 in a number of indicators that show the aging of Canadian workers and a growing number of workers delaying retirement. The increase in delayed retirement is consistent with an increase in the employment rate of older workers, however, it is at odds with statistics indicating that the average retirement age has remained surprisingly stable. This article attempts to reconcile the two apparently contradictory trends using a new expected working-life indicator.

    Release date: 2011-10-26

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201100311515
    Description:

    This article profiles the population aged 50 or older who reported having been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Variables associated with increased risk of diagnosis and differences between 2004 and 2009 are presented. Intake of calcium and vitamin D from food and from supplements is analyzed by the presence or absence of osteoporosis.

    Release date: 2011-07-20

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201100211473
    Description:

    Using data from the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) - Healthy Aging Cognition Module, this study examines correlates of low performance on four cognitive tasks among Canadians aged 65 or older who were living in private dwellings and who did not have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

    Release date: 2011-06-15

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201000411391
    Description:

    This analysis uses data from the Cognition Module of the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey - Healthy Aging to validate a categorization of levels of cognitive functioning in the household population aged 45 or older.

    Release date: 2010-12-15

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200910513230
    Description:

    In 2006, 37% of the employed Canadian population was covered by a registered pension plan. Defined benefit plans have historically covered the majority of plan participants. Defined contribution plans have recently become more prominent. This article examines the increased prevalence of such plans in Canada between 1991 and 2006 and the factors influencing this trend.

    Release date: 2009-06-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-S20050009087
    Description:

    Dependency, chronic conditions and pain in seniors estimates the prevalence of dependency in the population aged 65 or older by age group and by the presence of specific chronic conditions. The analysis focuses on how the relationship between dependency and chronic conditions is affected when pain is also considered.

    Release date: 2005-02-09

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20030026830
    Description:

    In 2000/01, 28% of Canadians aged 20 or older reported having had a flu shot in the previous year, up from 16% in 1996/97. Close to two-thirds of seniors and one-half of people with chronic conditions had been vaccinated. Among the minority of seniors who did not get a flu shot, the main reason for not getting a shot was that they thought it was unnecessary.

    Release date: 2004-03-29

  • Articles and reports: 91-209-X20000005746
    Description:

    Since the 1950s, life expectancy at age 60 has grown considerably. A woman reaching age 60 in 1951 could expect to live an additional 19 years on average, whereas in 1996, a woman of that age could expect to live an average of 24 years. For men, however, the increase has been less pronounced; their life expectancy increased by just over three years during the same period.

    Release date: 2001-06-22

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19980044041
    Description:

    This article examines the situation of people who retired in the first half of the 1990s to see how well their retirement income has replaced their former income.

    Release date: 1998-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19980033946
    Description:

    In this study, a link is established with spouses' retirement dates to determine how age, age difference, education and post-retirement income influence couples in their decisions to retire.

    Release date: 1998-09-09

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19970023071
    Description:

    The purpose of this article is to present a method of estimating the distribution of ages at retirement (and from these distributions, medians), and to describe what these distributions look like over time, by such characteristics as retirees' education, sex, employment class and industry of last employment.

    Release date: 1997-06-11

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19950042458
    Description:

    During the first half of the century, men generally worked until at least age 65. In the past four decades, however, an increasing proportion have been leaving the workforce before the traditional retirement age. How are these men doing financially?

    Release date: 1995-12-05

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1991003114
    Description:

    Statistics show that upon retirement women now participating in the labour market might not face the same economic hardships that many female seniors previously had.

    Release date: 1991-09-05

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  • Technical products: 11-522-X19990015676
    Description:

    As the population ages, a greater demand for long-term care services and, in particular, nursing homes is expected. Policy analysts continue to search for alternative, less costly forms of care for the elderly and have attempted to develop programs to delay or prevent nursing-home entry. Health care administrators required information for planning the future demand for nursing-home services. This study assesses the relative importance of predisposing, enabling, and need characteristics in predicting and understanding nursing-home entry.

    Release date: 2000-03-02

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