What is a health policy maker?
What criteria is there in order to make a policy?
Canada’s had lower rates of poverty with significantly before 1976
Highest people at risk of poverty are – unattached women (i.e. women who live
without a spouse) ; there has been a decline of poverty for them
Dependency ratio (know the formula on slides)
We make certain societal assumptions i.e people who are aged 1624 don’t have jobs
(stable career jobs)
There are more people drawing from taxes and less people contributing to it (more
baby boomers taking money from taxes)
Majority of population used to be between 019 but that is now shifting; there are
more seniors now , and that will continue to grow. People are having fewer babies.
The 4 social structural contexts for retirement
1) Form and timing
2) Labor market and older workers
3) The quality of pensions
4) Experience of being retired
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what is bridge employment?
the average age of retirement has increased in Canada; thus some of them retire
receive their benefits but work other jobs as well
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