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HelpAge Canada has a wide range of resources for senior citizens. They include free publications such as newsletter and briefs, data on global ageing and social pension, films and photographs. You’ll find all our resources in this section.

RISE (Reach Isolated Seniors Everywhere)

Social isolation and loneliness are major social, health and quality of life issues for older people. Over time, their mental and physical health deteriorate, sometimes to the point where they become “invisible”. But it doesn’t have to be that way… RISE is an initiative to help you identify the risks… and the possible actions to take. Feel free to download this poster and engage with your community in helping identify and support seniors at risk.

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Social Isolation and Loneliness

Social isolation can stem from the reduction of a senior's social participation or social contact, which may cause loneliness or other emotional distress.

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Statistics and Research

Canadian population over 65 years: 5 million, 15.3% (2011)

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HelpAge’s films give a voice to older people and bring the issues facing them to life.

Click here to watch videos from HelpAge International

Global Age Watch


Global Age Watch has the most up to date, internationally comparable statistics on population ageing and life expectancy.

Click here to view HelpAge International Global age watch page.