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- Website: Health Canada
- Resource type: General web page
Summary - The message of this resource is:
This resource describes Canadian plans to help older adults to work for longer such as by increasing education, helping find jobs and handle health issues.
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Ageism in the workplace, health promotion, income planning, saving
How was this rated?
Step 1 - Evidence-based
Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?
Step 2 - Transparency
Is it clear who developed the resource and how?
Step 3 - Usability
Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?
Rated on: 12/29/2018 2:20:39 PM
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