Canadians aged 85 and over (the oldest old) form a distinct group which is destined to grow as a proportion of the country’s population. This is a demographic reality which needs to be taken into account in policy making.
The Policy Brief was written in French by Mathieu-Robert Sauvé, and translated to English by Duncan Fulton.
Légaré, Jacques; Décarie, Yann; Deslandes, Kim; and Carrière, Yves
"Policy Brief No. 20 - The Oldest Old: A New Reality in Canada's Population,"
Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster Research/Policy Brief:
6, Article 5.
Available at: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/pclc_rpb/vol1/iss6/5