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​Life satisfaction among Canadian seniors, 2016

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This study uses the 2016 General Social Survey on Canadians at Work and Home to provide a recent assessment of the life satisfaction of seniors in Canada. It includes information on overall life satisfaction, as well as information on nine domains of life: standard of living; health; life achievements; personal relationships; feeling part of the community; time available to do things you like doing; quality of local environment; personal appearance; and feeling safe. The paper also explores the factors associated with life satisfaction and examines several measures of resilience among Canadian seniors. Life satisfaction goes hand-in-hand with many circumstances, events and attitudes. Studying these factors can shed light on how people assess their lives and what they consider important.

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    Sep 18, 2018

  • Subject Area
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Transportation
    • Social Connectedness / Social Isolation
    • Safety, Security, Finances, & Personal Planning
    • Physical Activity
    • Information, Referral, & Advocacy
    • Housing
    • Home Support
    • Food & Nutritional Support
    • Education, Recreation, & Arts
    • Caregiving & Caregiver Support
    • Ageism
  • Audience
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Government
    • Health Authorities
    • Funders
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Academics
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