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.
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.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
In this part of the CPES Comparative Results tool, view the demographic characteristics of patients who responded to the Canadian Patient Experiences Survey — Inpatient Care (CPES-IC). Login required.
In this part of the CPES: Comparative Results tool, explore specific questions from the Canadian Patient Experiences Survey — Inpatient Care (CPES-IC). Login required.
In this part of the CPES: Comparative Results tool, compare your hospital’s results on patient experience measures with the results of other hospitals. Login required.
Explore information about seniors in continuing care over time and across care settings.
Explore information about seniors assessed in home care and residential care across health regions using 40 measures over time.
Additional methodological information is available to help you understand and interpret the analysis in these web tools.
These web tools, and the accompanying analysis, can help you better understand the seniors population in Canada’s publicly funded continuing care system.
Explore historic and projected changes in Canada’s seniors population.
A report comparing the characteristics and health care use of COPD high users and low/moderate users in Alberta. It also highlights regional variations across Alberta’s health zones.