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A Tsunami of Seniors Might Crash Our Healthcare System

Author: Chad Pelley, The Overcast
10 January 2018

According to Statistics Canada, the number of people 85 and over has grown by 127% between 1993 and 2013. They predict that by 2036, people over 65 will constitute a quarter of our population.

A tsunami of seniors will soon come crashing down on our healthcare system, and the levy might not hold. This sudden surge in senior healthcare needs will burden our already over-burdened healthcare system to the point of maybe doing lasting damage, as we scramble to care for these aging baby boomers, both practically and financially. Read More at The Overcast

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