CSANews Issue 31 / Fast Facts


Issue 31 Spring 1999
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Most Live at Home
Posted date : Mar 01, 2007.
Most Live at Home - The vast majority of seniors live at home. In fact, in 1996, 93% of all people aged 65 and older lived in a private household. Fifty eight per cent of....   Read more...

Volunteer Work
Posted date : Mar 01, 2007.
Volunteer Work - An estimated 23% of Canadian seniors contribute some time each week as unpaid volunteers. Many other seniors look after children. In 1995, just under ....   Read more...

Call in the Substitutes
Posted date : Mar 01, 2007.
Call in the Substitutes - Adopting a more healthful diet may mean trading in some of your favourite foods and ingredients for lower-fat versions. Once you get started, substitu....   Read more...

New Drugs Offer Hope for Osteoarthritis
Posted date : Mar 01, 2007.
New Drugs Offer Hope for Osteoarthritis - Osteoarthritis sufferers now have four new drugs that promise pain relief for patients with this affliction: Vioxx, Celebrex, Hyalgan and Synvisc. Acc....   Read more...