Results for - Our Aging Population

1,896 voters participated in this survey

There are more seniors in the world than any other age groups. This is especially true for Canada (specifically British Columbia). Considering that most of the world's populations are seniors, what strikes you as important aspects of care for our aging population?

1. Given that there is a worldwide aging population, what services do you think we need to change to meet senior's needs?

Affordable & Accessible Transportation
44%
842 votes
HIgher Income for Seniors
45%
862 votes
Affordable Seniors Housing
60%
1,142 votes
More Home-Care Programs
57%
1,077 votes
Other (please specify)
3%
60 votes
Not Applicable
13%
250 votes

2. Did you know that the World Health Organization has published 7 universal traits of age-friendly cities (cities that are good for seniors to live in)?

Yes
13%
239 votes
No
73%
1,391 votes
Not Applicable
14%
266 votes

3. Of these 7 universal traits, which do you see as being most important?

Transportation
26%
499 votes
Housing
47%
889 votes
Volunteer/Work Opportunities
16%
307 votes
Communication to seniors (keeping them informed about their community)
19%
361 votes
Social Inclusion
24%
449 votes
Access to health services
55%
1,043 votes
Green Spaces
9%
176 votes
Not Applicable
14%
271 votes
11/23/2015 Health & Fitness 1896 30 By: erikareinitz

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