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In Halton, the older adult population is projected to reach 294,000 in the next 24 years (2022-2046)…older adults will represent 29.2% of the total population.
In issue six of Community Development Halton’s Our Halton series, the focus is on older adults (aged 55 and over). The report takes a close look at the socio-demographic characteristics of this growing population group that makes up about 29% of Halton residents in 2021. It also highlights the issues and challenges faced by many of the older adults such as social isolation and loneliness, elder abuse, falls, transportation and caregiving and poverty.
The link to the full report: Our Halton 2023: Older Adults