Many rural communities are experiencing an increasingly aging population.
This carries with it a range of challenges, including the need to provide appropriate housing, adequate long-term care, social services, fitness and cultural opportunities, and appropriate health care, all of which can, and often do, place considerable strains on the local tax base and a community's ability to cope.
Here's how a small rural New Brunswick community tackled the issue of seniors housing:
Key Links & Success Stories
Age-Friendly Rural & Remote Communities
Revelstoke's Age-Friendly Plan
Fraser Lake's Rural Seniors Housing Needs Assessment
Arrow Lakes "Better At Home" Rural & Remote Pilot Project
Columbia Valley "Better At Home" Rural & Remote Pilot Project
North Central BC "Better At Home" Rural & Remote Pilot Project
BC Seniors Transportation Report
Guide to Rural BC Physician Programs
Rural British Columbia: Ageing Populations & Changing Housing Requirements
Resource Compendium on Rural Housing
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