At the end of this section you will be able to:
Describe the epidemiology of poverty in Canadians over age 65, and in particular the differences between men and women in this age group.
Identify major sources of income for Canadians over 65 and explain the limitations of these.
Identify the barriers to proper nutrition faced by older adults and describe the potential health impacts of these.
Contrast the use of home and long term care by men and women and identify income related barriers to accessing these services.