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26
Jun

How’s your “senior trivia”? 12 facts you may not know about senior citizens in Canada

Watch out, Canada: our country is being taken over by senior citizens!

Okay, that’s not entirely true.

But what is true is that—for the very first time since Confederation—there are now more seniors in Canada than children. That means there are over 5.9 million people age 65 and over throughout our nation!

At Tea & Toast, it’s important that we stay on top of trends, facts and figures where seniors are concerned.

You might even say we are experts at “senior trivia” (if such a thing existed)!

Here are a few interesting stats you may not know about senior citizens in Canada:

Where are all the seniors?

What kind of living arrangements do Canadian seniors have?

How do Canadian seniors spend their time?

What’s the marital status of Canada’s seniors?

What are Canadian seniors’ political views/voting patterns?

What types of special milestones are there to recognize seniors in Canada?

  • We love seniors! And so, we’re thankful that there are several special days/weeks to celebrate them, including Seniors Month (every June in Ontario); and National Seniors Day, which coincides with the UN’s International Day of Older Persons.
  • But really, who needs a special day or month to show senior citizens how special they are to us? 

Test our knowledge about seniors and their needs: contact Tea & Toast today to learn about our complimentary retirement living search service! We can find the perfect home for you or your loved one. Contact us today!

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