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• Who lives longer?
  Women


• Who suffer from the most common of
  chronic disabilities?
  Women

• Who are significantly more likely to be
  living alone?
  Women

• Who are most likely to be a single parent?
  Women

• Who are often left in some financial need
  due to divorce?
  Women

• Who are significantly more likely to be
  going solo?
  Women

• Who are most likely to be working and
  providing care?
  Women

• Who are most likely to incur employment
  consequences because of their care giving
  responsibilities?
  Women

• Who average 10 fewer years in the
  workforce? 
  Women

• Who earn less, are less likely to have job-
  related pension plans, and contribute less to
  RRSPs, the Quebec and/or Canada Pension
  Plans? 

  Women

• When a senior, who have about 1/3rd less
  median income?
  Women

• Who are more likely to experience more 
  episodes of care that occupy more years of
  their lives?
  Women

• Who are responsible or share responsibility
  equally for household financial decisions?
  Women

• Who are at higher risk of injuries resulting in
  hospitalization due to falls?
  Women

• Who are most likely to be diagnosed with
  Alzheimer's because they live longer?
  Women


• Who are the highest number in nursing homes?
  Women


• Who are more likely to reach age 85+ when
  they may need care?
  Women


• Who wants to age gracefully as well as
  successfully?
  Women

(Compiled by Patty Randall and Reprinted with permission from www.longtermcarecanada.com)

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