Canada’s suburbs do not meet the needs of our aging population. The phenomenon of urban sprawl make driving a must, which isn’t an option for many seniors with limited mobility. According to the statistics, one in four Canadians will be 65 years old or older by 2041, so we need to ask: what would a move toward age-friendly communities look like? IRPP author Glenn Miller, a senior associate with the Canadian Urban Institute in Toronto, stopped by the podcast to share his insights on the topic.

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See Glenn Miller’s IRPP Insight “No Place to Grow Old: How Canadian Suburbs Can Become Age Friendly” here.

Photo: Aerial view of a residential housing area in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Shutterstock.com