March 26, 2017

Resources

Research, Studies, Data

General Interest

Canadian Medical Association, August 18, 2016
16th Annual National Report Card on Health Care

Seniors BC
BC Seniors Guide 11th Edition

Canadian Medical Association, August 6, 2014
Improving Seniors Care in and Era of Surplus

Canadian Medical Association Journal, October 6, 2015, 187(14) E435
Food insecurity and health care costs

Canadian Medical Association, September 2016
The State of Seniors Health Care in Canada

Caregivers and Housing

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, March, 2017
Privatization & Declining Access to Seniors Care Report

BC Medical Journal, March, 2018
Our Aging Population: A National Seniors Strategy is Needed

Clinical and Investigative Medicine, Vol 36, no 3, June 2013 E126
Burdens of Family Caregiving at the End of Life

Canadian Institute for Health Informaton
Health Spending – Nursing Homes

Drug Plans

Canadian Medical Association Journal, June 14, 2016 188(9)
Consensus Mounts for National Drug Formulary

Healthcare Policy  Vol. 12 No.1, 2016
A Better Prescription: Advice for a National Strategy on Pharmaceutical Policy in Canada

Canadian Medical Association Journal, April 19, 2016
Irresponsible not to Adopt National Hepatitis Plan

Canadian Medical Association Journal, February 4, 2014
New Brunswick Prescription Drug Plan Hopes to Avoid Pitfalls of Other Provinces

Canadian Medical Association Journal, July 9, 2013
PEI Government Announces Catastrophic Drug Plan

Canadian Institute for Health Informaton
Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada, 2016

Canadian Medical Association Journal, September 22, 2015, 187(13) E407
Seniors want care plan CMAJ

Economics of Aging and End of Life Care

Public Library of Science (PLOS | One), March 26, 2015
The Health Care Cost of Dying A Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study of the Last Year of Life in Ontario, Canada

Public Library of Science (PLOS | One)
Health Care Cost in 30-day Increments prior to Death, by groups of health care sectors, Ontario decedents, Fiscal Year 2010/11 to 2012/131

Public Library of Science (PLOS | One)
Socio-demographic characteristics of health care users in the last year of life, by health care sector, Ontario decedents, Fiscal Year 2010/11 to 2012/13

Public Library of Science (PLOS | One)
Health care use and cost in the last year of life, by health care sector, Ontario decedents, Fiscal Year 2010/11 to 2012/13

Clinical and Investigative Medicine, Vol 36 , no 3, June 2013 E132
End-of-Life Care in Canada

Canadian Medical Association Journal. CMAJ 2017 January 23;189:E101-5. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.160650
Cost Analysis of Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

Poverty

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: A reality check on seniors poverty and inequality in BC
https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/commentary/reality-check-seniors-poverty-and-inequality-bc