CANADA’S POPULATION IS AGING — by 2036, it’s estimated that adults over the age of 65 will represent more than 20 per cent of the population. And this growing demographic craves autonomy and a fulfilling quality of life enriched by community.
From this lens of being informed by older adults, researchers at UBC Okanagan (UBCO) are examining how to best support the goals of our aging population to help them age successfully and with satisfaction.
For many, adapting to the unique pace of being an older adult isn’t easy. Add retirement, a potential empty nest, declining health, and the passing of a loved one or spouse, and many aging adults are left struggling with a new reality.
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