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Social Isolation of Seniors in Quebec: Factors and Statistics

Quebec’s population is aging and will soon be one of the oldest in the western world [1]. By 2030, 2.3 million people, or 25 percent of the province’s population, will be over 65 years of age. More than a third of them will be at risk of suffering from social isolation. What does isolation mean … Continued

Countering Isolation Among the Elderly: An Ongoing Mission for the Past 60 Years

30 % of the 600,000 people aged 75 and over in Quebec are likely to suffer from social isolation [1] in the coming years. Making a concrete difference when dealing with a situation of this magnitude requires constant commitment. It requires coordinating and mobilizing all available resources to act effectively. It also means alerting public opinion … Continued

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