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June 26, 2018
The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the  burden on caregivers and health care systems. 
June 26, 2018
Canadians with young-onset dementia present unique care challenges Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia before age 65 than as seniors — but their needs can be just as great. At the time of diagnosis, people with young-onset dementia may still be working, taking care of their children and parents, and meeting financial commitments. Learn more about how care is different for people with young-onset dementia.
June 26, 2018
The growing number of seniors living with dementia is leaving some primary care doctors feeling less well-prepared to manage dementia care in the community.
June 26, 2018
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors. 
June 26, 2018
There is no way to prevent all types of dementia; however, having a healthy lifestyle and managing chronic conditions help improve overall health and reduce the risk.
June 18, 2018
Asthma hospitalization rates for Canadians younger than 20 have declined by 50% over the past 10 years. Yet asthma continues to be one of the leading causes of hospital stays among this age group. Take a closer look. 
June 14, 2018
Declining numbers of new graduates, combined with growing outflow of those late in their careers, has led to a slow down in growth of employed regulated nurses in Canada, new CIHI data analysis shows.
May 17, 2018
Although seniors make up only 17% of the Canadian population, they are estimated to account for roughly 40% of all spending on prescribed drugs. Find out more about drug use among seniors in Canada on this page. 
April 19, 2018
Inpatient hospitalization statistics — volumes and average length of stay by sex, age group and province/territory — are available from 1995–1996 onward in the Inpatient Quick Stats.
April 19, 2018
Selected childbirth indicators by province/territory and health region are available from 2001–2002 onward in the Childbirth Quick Stats.
April 19, 2018
Canadian MIS Database hospital statistics on number of hospital inpatient days, inpatient admissions, ambulatory care visits, emergency visits and day/night care visits.
April 19, 2018
Total hospital expenses over time and across Canada, and Canadian MIS Database hospital expenses net of recoveries.
January 8, 2018
Canadian seniors are less satisfied with the quality of the health care they receive than those age 65 and older in 10 similar countries, a key international survey shows. Seniors were asked about many aspects of their health care experience, from mental health and access to medical specialists, to quality of home care and end-of-life planning. Learn more about the results of the latest Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey.
November 30, 2017
The amount of time most Canadians spend waiting in emergency departments to be admitted to hospital is on the rise. The length of stay for people admitted to hospital in 2016–2017 was up 11% from the year before and almost 17% from 5 years ago, confirming concerns raised by some clinicians working in Canadian medical facilities. Find out more in our latest update. 
November 20, 2017
Contains data on health spending in Canada by spending category and source of funding
July 11, 2017
Explore information about seniors in continuing care over time and across care settings. 
July 11, 2017
Explore information about seniors assessed in home care and residential care across health regions using 40 measures over time. 
July 11, 2017
Explore historic and projected changes in Canada’s seniors population. 
July 11, 2017
Additional methodological information is available to help you understand and interpret the analysis in these web tools.
July 11, 2017
These web tools, and the accompanying analysis, can help you better understand the seniors population in Canada’s publicly funded continuing care system.
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