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Need for long-term care to double in Canada-6141

Need for long-term care to double in Canada

Canada may need to build 43,000 new long-term care beds in the next five years to meet the requirements of an aging population without changes to how health care for older adults is being delivered, according to a new Conference Board of Canada report, "Sizing Up the Challenge: Meeting the Demand for Long-Term Care in Canada."

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Significant growth in US rental market-6107

Significant growth in US rental market

More US households are headed by renters than at any point since at least 1965, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau Data.

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In longterm care, environmental features promote physical activity-6074

In longterm care, environmental features promote physical activity

In general, people become more physically inactive as they age. However, individuals in longterm care (assisted living or nursing) may spend more time being inactive than those in the larger community.

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Stats: 13 million US households could need home modifications-6062

Stats: 13 million US households could need home modifications

By 2035, 50 million households-one out of every three-will be headed by older adults, which is likely to increase the demand for home modifications to enable aging in place.

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Older homeowners lead growth of remodeling industry-6029

Older homeowners lead growth of remodeling industry

People remodel their homes to add space, improve the facilities, increase energy efficiency or make changes to accommodate aging in place (National Association of Home Builders).

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Assistive devices aid successful aging-5984

Assistive devices aid successful aging

When older adults realize they are declining, what do they do? About one-quarter of people 65 years and older followed in the National Health and Aging Trends Study did something to enable them to maintain their daily activities.

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