This Government of Canada website examines vulnerable populations in Canada, including seniors. APA Ref: Government of Canada. (2011). Vulnerable Populations. Retrieved from https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/environmental-workplace-health/environmental-contaminants/vulnerable-populations.html
In Vancouver there is a program for seniors called Empty Nest. This group matches young renters with older individuals living alone. The renters pay below market rental rates in exchange for providing 5 to 10 hours of help with household chores. APA Ref: City Hive. (2018). Empty Nest. Retrieved from https://www.cityhive.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/06-Empty-Nests-Slides.pdf
Statistics about seniors in Canada. APA Ref: Statistics Canada. (2018). Seniors. Retrieved from https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/11-402-x/2011000/chap/seniors-aines/seniors-aines-eng.htm
This article looks at whether older people are more vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation, and are more at risk of a range of health and social issues which can be directly linked to loneliness. APA Ref: Dury, Ronda. (2014). Social isolation and loneliness in the elderly: an exploration of some of the issues. British Journal of Community Nursing.Vol 19, No. 3. DOI: 10.12968/bjcn.2014.19.3.125
This article assesses the association between physical activity and health costs in seniors. APA Ref: Woolcott, J. C., Ashe M. C., Miller W. C., et al. (2010) Does physical activity reduce seniors' need for healthcare?: a study of 24 281 Canadians. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2010;44:902-904. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsm.2008.057216
This was developed by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) to determine a strategy related to the health of seniors living in Canada. APA Ref: Canadian Medical Association (2015). A Policy Framework to Guide a National Seniors Strategy for Canada. Retrieved from https://www.cma.ca/Assets/assets-library/document/en/about-us/gc2015/policy-framework-to-guide-seniors_en.pdf.