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Dementia among seniors   
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/bsolc/olc-cel/olc-cel?catno=82-003-X19960022826&lang=eng

Study that finds the total expectation of life for women is 26% greater than that for men, but women's expectations of life with dementia and of life in institutions are more than twice the corresponding expectations for men.

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Published: 1996
Healthy aging in Canada: a new vision, a vital investment, from evidence to action - a background paper  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/seniors-aines/publications/pro/healthy-sante/haging_newvision/vison-rpt/index-eng.php

A background paper prepared for the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Committee of Officials (Seniors). Describes a new vision for healthy aging in Canada and suggests five key focus areas for action.

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Published: 2006
Elderly and able?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article explores the health problems of growing older. Discusses mental health and aging. Challenges for elders without community support. 

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Published: 1987
Take control of menopause: do the right thing, eat the right thing  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article asks what women have to look forward to about aging in our society. Explores ways that women can nurture themselves and each other in midlife. Shares a new approach to health problems related to menopause. 

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Published: 1990