Seniors Demographic in Guelph & Wellington County

With a local aging population that is living longer, it is very important that services are available to meet the needs of the older adults. National trends show that families of various make ups are becoming more geographically spread out, leading many caregivers to experience stress while providing care, yet at the same time feeling as though they have to take on this role because of the lack of access to community resources and supports. In addition, research shows that socialization is important for seniors, as it has been linked with positive well-being and overall health. Opportunities for older adults in Guelph and Wellington to be active and socialize in their own communities will help local seniors to remain healthy and happy.

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